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Implementation Consultant, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Implementation Consultants in the United States can expect to earn an average of $66K per year. Total cash compensation to Healthcare Implementation Consultants bottoms out near $41K and approaches $133K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women Healthcare Implementation Consultants who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Work is enjoyable for Healthcare Implementation Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$42,576 - $108,978
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43K
66K
89K
110K
MEDIAN: $66,398
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$15.19 - $96.17
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,576 - $108,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,392  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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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$41,391 - $133,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$15.19 - $96.17  
   
Overtime
$22.50 - $48.00  
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.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,392  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $5,960  
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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$41,391 - $133,076  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Implementation Consultant, Healthcare

Healthcare implementation consultants are in charge of supporting the implementation of healthcare solutions for their organization. They are responsible for guiding customers in the designing and building processes, interacting with clients and cross-functional teams to deliver effective healthcare solutions. Some of the consultant's main functions include providing possible configurations, testing support and other application design tasks, and working closely with the technical teams to prevent issues after implementation. They act as a functional lead for implementation and share important healthcare product information with other relevant staff members before installing devices.

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Implementation Consultant, Healthcare Tasks

  • Develop teaching aids including training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids and reference works.
  • Work with internal and external customers to formulate teaching outlines and determine instructional methods.
  • Maintain working knowledge of the software application including all revisions.
  • Conduct systems training sessions in various settings for internal and external customers.
  • Achieve targets in terms of trainer evaluation scores and trainer productivity.

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Survey takers who work as Healthcare Implementation Consultants typically report just a few professional skills. Project Management and Training are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 15 percent and 12 percent, respectively. Aptitude in Project Management tends to also indicate an understanding of Training.

Pay by Experience Level for Implementation Consultant, Healthcare

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


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $56K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $75K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Healthcare Implementation Consultants see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $96K.

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Experience Affects Implementation Consultant, Healthcare Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Implementation Consultant, Healthcare Salaries


up arrow 12%

National Average
$68,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 18%