Healthcare Administrator Salary (United States)

A Healthcare Administrator earns an average salary of $65,118 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Financial Analysis, Team Leadership, Operations Management, and Budget Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Healthcare Administrator Total Pay (?
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$37,314 - $106,379
(Median)
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110K
MEDIAN: $65,117
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Healthcare Administrator Total Pay (?
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$11.90 - $32.12
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$37,314 - $106,379  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,350  
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $10,256  
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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$31,524 - $106,440  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 742
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.90 - $32.12  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,350  
   
Profit Sharing
$197.27 - $10,256  
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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$31,524 - $106,440  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 742
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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
San Antonio
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Washington
up arrow 17%
Orlando
up arrow 16%
Memphis
up arrow 15%
Boston
up arrow 13%
Denver
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 4%
New York
up arrow 2%
Chicago
up arrow 1%
National Average
$61,000
Atlanta
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Miami
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Dallas
up arrow 7%
Los Angeles
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Richmond
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Columbus
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Experience Affects Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%
National Average
$61,000

Skills That Affect Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Financial Analysis
up arrow 74%
Team Leadership
up arrow 49%
National Average
$61,000
Human Resources
up arrow 1%
People Management
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%
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