Healthcare Manager Salary

Median pay for Healthcare Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $61K per year. Overall cash earnings for Healthcare Managers stretch from $33K on the lower end to $94K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $8K from profit sharing. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction for Healthcare Managers is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$37,812 - $93,090
(Median)
$38K
$61K
$93K
MEDIAN: $60,642
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$11.86 - $37.06
(Median)
$12
$20
$37
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$37,812 - $93,090  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,753  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$33,415 - $93,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.86 - $37.06  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,753  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,830  
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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$33,415 - $93,943  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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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


Healthcare Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Budget Management, Operations Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 19 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Strategic Planning. Those familiar with Operations Management also tend to know Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Manager

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Healthcare Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $50K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $65K. For Healthcare Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $66K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $70K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%



National Average
$58,000


Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 19%



People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$58,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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