Healthcare Manager Salary

Healthcare Managers in the United States can expect wages of $61K per year on average. In the world of Healthcare Managers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $10K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $94K. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Healthcare Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from 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


Professional skills reported by Healthcare Managers are few in number. 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Strategic Planning. Those proficient in Operations Management are, more often than not, also skilled in Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Manager

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Healthcare Managers make a median salary of $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 $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
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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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