Healthcare Administrator Salary

A Healthcare Administrator earns an average salary of $63,414 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning, Program Management, Strategic Project Management, People Management, and Data Analysis. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$39,177 - $100,498
$39K
$64K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,650
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$12.16 - $32.48
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MEDIAN: $17.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,177 - $100,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,786  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
Total Pay (?
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$31,619 - $98,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 846
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $32.48  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.32  
Overtime
$7.39 - $38.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,786  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$31,619 - $98,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277

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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

  • Lead clinical and business professionals, and liaise to explain needs, improve clinical quality, and increase growth.
  • Oversee staffing including hiring, training, evaluation, and reviews.
  • Market and conduct market analysis to understand growth and revenue drivers and motivations.
  • Manage all financial operations, such as daily and annual reporting.

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Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Healthcare Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Healthcare Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 694 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Healthcare Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 227 salaries. An experienced Healthcare Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 225 salaries. A Healthcare Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 127 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,018

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Key Stats for Healthcare Administrator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Healthcare Administrator Salaries

▲50%

▲23%

▲8%

National Average
$58,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲46%

Program Management
▲46%

Strategic Project Management
▲42%

People Management
▲25%


Data Analysis
▲23%


Billing
▲6%


National Average
$58,000

Project Management
▼1%

Medical Coding
▼4%

Administration
▼9%

Customer Service
▼24%

Team Leadership
▼31%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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