Health Policy Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $71K per year. Work is enjoyable for Health Policy Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,647 - $93,865
MEDIAN: $70,864

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$49,647 - $95,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Health Policy Manager

Health policy managers work in hospitals, health management facilities and health departments to oversee standards for health care policies and to ensure that all treatment plans related to health policy are being carried out in the correct manner. Depending on the health policies that they are overseeing, the correct way to enact policies may vary. For example, health policy managers may oversee HIV/AIDS clinics that offer consultation and treatment to the public, or they may work in centers that provide vaccines for diseases such as the flu and smallpox. Many health policy managers are in charge of educating the general public on infectious diseases, including the best practices in preventing these illnesses.


Health Policy Manager Tasks

  • Analyze, understand, and make recommendations about industry and government trends.
  • Collaborate across departments and organizations to improve policy adherence and relevance.
  • Set schedules, strategies, and budgets for the department.
  • Present strategies and recommendations and report on outcomes.

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Experience Affects Health Policy Manager Salaries

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Skills That Affect Health Policy Manager Salaries

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Policy Analysis
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Research Analysis
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 12%