Health Manager Salary

Health Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $60K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Health Managers. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Health Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 82 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$38,144 - $88,758
(Median)
$38K
$60K
$89K
MEDIAN: $59,775
10%
50%
90%

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$15.52 - $30.16
(Median)
$16
$24
$30
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,144 - $88,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
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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$36,758 - $90,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.52 - $30.16  
   
Overtime
$25.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,000  
   
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).
)
$36,758 - $90,734  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.


For Health Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $50K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $61K. On average, Health Managers make $63K following one to two decades on the job. Health Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Health Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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