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Healthcare Manager Salary (United States)

For Healthcare Managers, annual wages usually total $63K per year. Total cash compensation to Healthcare Managers bottoms out near $37K and approaches $95K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $42K from profit sharing. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The greater part report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair portion collect dental insurance. Most Healthcare Managers are women (77 percent). Job satisfaction for Healthcare Managers is high. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.
Healthcare Manager Salary (?
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$39,684 - $94,069
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MEDIAN: $62,771
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Healthcare Manager Salary (?
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$12.16 - $34.52
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,684 - $94,069  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,498  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $41,500  
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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$37,237 - $95,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 233
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $64.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,498  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $41,500  
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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$37,237 - $95,039  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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

Job skills reported by Healthcare Managers are limited. Most notably, facility with Budget Management, Project Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 28 percent, 23 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. 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.
Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $53K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $68K. For Healthcare Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $68K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $68K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals. More than half of respondents report having between one and nine years of experience in this field. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up one in four of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than 10 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining nearly one in ten.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$61,000
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For Healthcare Managers, busy Seattle offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Dallas, Houston, Detroit, and Chicago also offer top salaries for Healthcare Managers. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 35 percent, 30 percent, 4 percent, and 3 percent more, respectively. Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Atlanta, 17 percent below the national average.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$61,000
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Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries

Budget Management
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Project Management
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People Management
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National Average
$61,000
Operations Management
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 8%