A Healthcare Administrator earns an average salary of $63,204 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Program Management, Strategic Planning, registered nurse, Data Analysis, and People Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$38,767 - $100,087
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$39K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,203
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$12.16 - $31.33
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$31
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,767 - $100,087  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,513  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,113  
Total Pay (?
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$31,874 - $98,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 844
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $31.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.32  
Overtime
$9.56 - $39.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,513  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,113  
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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$31,874 - $98,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 274
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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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Experience Affects Healthcare Administrator Salaries




National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Healthcare Administrator Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 46%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 40%

registered nurse
up arrow 35%

Data Analysis
up arrow 28%

People Management
up arrow 25%



Project Management
up arrow 8%


Billing
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000

Medical Coding
up arrow 4%

Administration
up arrow 9%

Team Leadership
up arrow 20%

Customer Service
up arrow 24%

Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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