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Health Manager Salary

Median pay for Health Managers in the United States is around $59K annually. Female Health Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Managers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$38,246 - $79,471
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MEDIAN: $58,906
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$13.02 - $26.19
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,246 - $79,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,659  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,714 - $82,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.02 - $26.19  
   
Overtime
$21.00 - $36.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,659  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$35,714 - $82,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
United States (change)

Job Description for Health Manager

  • Formulate business strategies and coordinate day-to-day business.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Manage patient information and databases, ensuring that they are accurate and available only to authorized personnel.
  • Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care facility or medical business.
  • Provide medical expertise in implementing reimbursement policies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Health Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $49K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $59K. Health Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $61K. Health Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $64K.

Experience Affects Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%