Project Manager, Hospital Salary

Median pay for Hospital Project Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $73K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Men make up a slight majority of Hospital Project Managers (50 percent) who responded to the survey. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Almost all enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a large number get vision benefits. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,258 - $100,554
MEDIAN: $72,642

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$54,258 - $100,554  
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$53,409 - $102,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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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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Survey takers who work as Hospital Project Managers typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Office, Project Management, Windows Operating System General Use, and Microsoft Word 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. Project Management is a skill commonly found among those who know Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for

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

Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $65K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $80K. Hospital Project Managers see a median salary of $83K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $100K on average.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Skills That Affect Salaries

National Average

Microsoft Office
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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 16 votes.


50 %
50 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 92%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 2%