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Healthcare Manager Salary

Median pay for Healthcare Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $63K annually. In the world of Healthcare Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $96K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $9K and $10K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Healthcare Managers survey respondents are women (77 percent). Most Healthcare Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$39,667 - $95,019
(Median)
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63K
78K
95K
MEDIAN: $62,767
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$11.84 - $35.10
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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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
$39,667 - $95,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,331  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$36,425 - $95,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $35.10  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $63.13  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,331  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,213  
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).
)
$36,425 - $95,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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 seem to require a number of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, Project Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 43 percent, 13 percent, and 3 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Strategic Planning. Those educated in Operations Management tend to be well versed in Budget Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Manager

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $68K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $67K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $69K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%


National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries

Budget Management
up arrow 43%

Project Management
up arrow 13%

People Management
up arrow 3%

National Average
$61,000

Operations Management
up arrow 2%

Strategic Planning
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 8%