Project Manager, Hospital Salary

Median pay for Hospital Project Managers in the United States is around $74K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Work is enjoyable for Hospital Project Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and almost all collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$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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Pay by Experience Level for Project Manager, Hospital

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

For many Hospital Project Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $67K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $82K. Hospital Project Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $82K. 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 $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%