Healthcare Manager Salary

Median pay for Healthcare Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $61K annually. Cash earnings of Healthcare Managers can occasionally include $10K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $36K to almost $94K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Healthcare Managers who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 80 percent. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$39,023 - $93,053
(Median)
$39K
$61K
$93K
MEDIAN: $61,389
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$11.80 - $36.37
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$12
$21
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$39,023 - $93,053  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,769  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$35,549 - $94,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 336
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.80 - $36.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $54.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,769  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$35,549 - $94,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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, 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 19 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate 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.


For many Healthcare Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $51K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $66K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Healthcare Managers make a median salary of $66K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $71K.

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Experience Affects Healthcare Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%



National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Healthcare Manager Salaries


Project Management
up arrow 15%

People Management
up arrow 3%

Operations Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$60,000

Strategic Planning
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 9%
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