Project Manager, Hospital Salary

For Hospital Project Managers, yearly average wages total $74K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Hospital Project Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Nearly all enjoy medical while almost all get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to most. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,729 - $97,943
MEDIAN: $73,955

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$54,062 - $97,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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Job Description for Project Manager, Hospital

A hospital project manager oversees various projects that are carried out by their employer. After being given a project, the manager must delegate the tasks, create timelines, and then monitor progress to make sure the project is completed on time, up to company standards, and within budget. If the budget for a project seems off track, the project manager might also be tasked with coming up with solutions to save money. The hospital project manager must regularly communicate with various departments, employees, and companies related to the projects under their supervision. Additionally, the hospital project manager must work to develop solutions to any identified issues within projects, creating and monitoring programs to resolve these problems.


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Hospital Project Managers generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Project Management, and Windows Operating System General Use are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Word, Windows Operating System General Use, and Project Management. Competency in Microsoft Office frequently indicates knowledge of Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Hospital

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

More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $67K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $82K. Hospital Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $82K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Hospital Project Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $97K.

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Experience Affects Project Manager, Hospital Salaries

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Skills That Affect Project Manager, Hospital Salaries

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Microsoft Office
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Data Analysis
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


51 %
49 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 2%