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Healthcare Administrator Salary (United States)

A Healthcare Administrator earns an average salary of $65,074 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Operations Management and Budget Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Healthcare Administrator Salary (?
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$37,254 - $105,861
(Median)
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65K
83K
110K
MEDIAN: $65,074
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Healthcare Administrator Salary (?
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$11.85 - $32.93
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,254 - $105,861  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,142  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $11,074  
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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$31,450 - $105,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 638
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.85 - $32.93  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $45.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,142  
   
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $11,074  
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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$31,450 - $105,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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Job Description for Healthcare Administrator

The specific duties of a healthcare administrator depend largely on the type of facility by which they are employed; a wide range of institutions employ these professionals, including, hospitals, nursing homes, correctional facilities, primary-care medical practices, and others. However, this is almost always an upper-management position, responsible for leading a relatively large staff of nurses and nursing assistants.
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Healthcare Administrator Tasks
  • Market and conduct market analysis to understand growth and revenue drivers and motivations.
  • Manage all financial operations, such as daily and annual reporting.
  • Lead clinical and business professionals, and liaise to explain needs, improve clinical quality, and increase growth.
  • Oversee staffing including hiring, training, evaluation, and reviews.

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Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Administrator

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

Pay Difference By Location

Chicago
up arrow 47%
San Antonio
up arrow 20%
Seattle
up arrow 19%
Orlando
up arrow 16%
Washington
up arrow 16%
Boston
up arrow 8%
Denver
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 4%
New York
up arrow 4%
National Average
$61,000
Atlanta
up arrow 2%
Dallas
up arrow 7%
Miami
up arrow 10%
Los Angeles
up arrow 15%
Richmond
up arrow 22%
Columbia
up arrow 34%
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Experience Affects Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 2%
National Average
$61,000
People Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 167 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 16%