Average Entry-Level Healthcare Administrator Salary

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The average salary for an Entry-Level Healthcare Administrator is $51,458.
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$35k - $85k
$509 - $6k
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$29k - $82k

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Job Description for Healthcare Administrator

Healthcare Administrator Tasks
  • Lead clinical and business professionals, and liaise to explain needs, improve clinical quality, and increase growth.
  • Oversee staffing including hiring, training, evaluation, and reviews.
  • Market and conduct market analysis to understand growth and revenue drivers and motivations.
  • Manage all financial operations, such as daily and annual reporting.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Healthcare Administrator. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Healthcare Administrator
Executive Director
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Healthcare Administrator

Skills in Operations Management, Budget Management and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning and Human Resources (HR).

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Administrator

An early career Healthcare Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,307 based on 811 salaries. A mid-career Healthcare Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,900 based on 360 salaries. An experienced Healthcare Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,060 based on 353 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $89,563.
Employees with Healthcare Administrator in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 45.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.3% more) and Chicago, Illinois (16.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (11.8% less) and Los Angeles, California (1.1% less).

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