Healthcare Managers in the United States can expect wages of $58K per year on average. Total cash compensation to Healthcare Managers approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $92K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $5K from profit sharing. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Healthcare Managers (82 percent) who answered the questionnaire. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Healthcare Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$38,239 - $91,956
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$58K
$92K
MEDIAN: $57,859
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$11.99 - $35.13
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$38,239 - $91,956  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,168  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$32,419 - $91,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.99 - $35.13  
   
Overtime
$10.50 - $47.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,168  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$32,419 - $91,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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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

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

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Popular Skills for Healthcare Manager


Healthcare Managers report a narrow range of specific skills. Most notably, facility with Project Management, Budget Management, and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 20 percent, and 14 percent, respectively. 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $49K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $59K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $65K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

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Key Stats for Healthcare Manager

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries




National Average
$53,000


Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries

Project Management
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Strategic Planning
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National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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