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Healthcare Manager Salary

The average Healthcare Manager in the United States earns approximately $62K per year. Total incomes of Healthcare Managers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $9K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $36K and $95K. 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 enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$39,638 - $94,212
(Median)
$40K
$62K
$94K
MEDIAN: $61,591
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$11.73 - $36.64
(Median)
$12
$20
$37
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,638 - $94,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,428  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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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$35,695 - $95,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 302
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $36.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $62.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,428  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,067  
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).
)
$35,695 - $95,393  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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


Survey results show that Healthcare Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Budget Management, Project Management, People Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 15 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning. Most people skilled in Operations Management are similarly competent in 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. The average beginner in this position makes around $52K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $67K. On average, Healthcare Managers make $67K following one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Healthcare Manager generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $70K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%


Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 14%

People Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

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
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%