Healthcare Manager Salary

Median pay for Healthcare Managers in the United States is around $61K annually. In the world of Healthcare Managers, overall income ranges from $36K near the bottom to $94K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,909 - $93,323

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$11.86 - $36.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$38,909 - $93,323  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,778  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$35,515 - $93,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $36.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $54.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,778  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,000  
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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$35,515 - $93,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Job Description for Healthcare Manager

A healthcare manager is responsible for ensuring that a clinic’s goals align with their budget, the needs of the community, and the goals of the facility's practitioners. They do this by making business decisions and creating plans that help the facility reach those goals. Other duties performed by healthcare managers include working with medical staff leaders to plan ongoing and daily responsibilities such as department budgets, medical equipment, and supply needs, as well as following up on any issues related to overall operations. They need to be able to maintain good relationships with nurses, physicians, and other facility staff.

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Healthcare Manager Tasks

  • Formulate business strategies and coordinate day-to-day business.
  • Direct or conduct recruitment, hiring and training of personnel.
  • Manage patient information and databases, ensuring that they are accurate and available only to authorized personnel.
  • Plan, implement and administer programs and services in a health care facility or medical business.
  • Provide medical expertise in implementing reimbursement policies.

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Popular Skills for Healthcare Manager


Typical Healthcare Managers report a focused set of job skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Project Management, People Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Strategic Planning. Most people who know Operations Management also know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Manager

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


For many Healthcare Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $51K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $65K. Healthcare Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $66K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Healthcare Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $72K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$59,000


Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 16%

People Management
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National Average
$59,000

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 9%
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