A Hospital Administrator earns an average salary of $89,378 per year. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Hospital Administrator Total Pay (?
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$49,374 - $159,687
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MEDIAN: $89,377
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Hospital Administrator Total Pay (?
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$12.14 - $39.98
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,374 - $159,687  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,481  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $24,240  
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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$45,358 - $167,345  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 639
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$12.14 - $39.98  
   
Overtime
$11.63 - $33.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,481  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $24,240  
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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$45,358 - $167,345  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 639
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Job Description for Hospital Administrator
Hospital administrators are responsible for the smooth operation of daily hospital activity. They manage the daily operations of a hospital and they supervise staff. An administrator must direct and coordinate departments to formulate specific goals and to reach organization-wide goals. They liaise with regulatory bodies, the press, the community and scientists. Hospital administrators also set budget goals and costs for service as well as direct fundraising and fees for special cases. They interact and work with physicians, nurses, orderlies, assistants, lawyers, ethicists and patients. As such, administrators must be professional and aware of who they are interacting with at all times. This is to ensure the most efficient working environment for physicians as well as the most comfortable environment for patients.
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Hospital Administrator Tasks
  • Liaise with external entities like regulatory bodies, the press, the community, and scientists.
  • Direct and coordinate departments to formulate specific goals and to reach organization-wide goals.
  • Manage daily operations of a hospital and supervise staff.
  • Set budget goals and costs for service, and direct fundraising and fees for special cases.
Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Administrator
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 11%
National Average
$89,000
Houston
up arrow 14%
San Antonio
up arrow 19%
Indianapolis
up arrow 22%
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Experience Affects Hospital Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$89,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Hospital Administrator Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 2%
National Average
$89,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 151 votes.
Gender
Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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