$76,661
Avg. Salary
$36.79
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,938

Bonus

$3,134

Profit Sharing

$9,578

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Healthcare Consultant is $36.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Healthcare Consultant is $76,661 per year.

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$14.97
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$36.79
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$105.41
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$51k
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$77k
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$123k
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MEDIAN $76,661
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MEDIAN: $76,661
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$0$142K
Salary $51,005 - $122,518
Bonus $1,061 - $17,698
Profit Sharing $206 - $11,562
Commission $1,980 - $40,406
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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$49,704 - $142,108
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,530
Hourly Data $0$105
Hourly Rate $14.97 - $105
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $14.68 - $96.55
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $1,061 - $17,698
Commission $1,980 - $40,406
Profit Sharing $206 - $11,562
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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$49,704 - $142,108
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 425

Job Description for Healthcare Consultant

Healthcare consultant handle a number of responsibilities for clients, including conducting research to identify problems, researching possible solutions to the problem, observing and talking with employees and managers, writing reports, and conducting meetings with clients to share solutions.

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Healthcare Consultant Tasks
  • Conducts organizational studies and evaluations.
  • Prepares informative manuals to assist healthcare organizations and hospitals in managing their healthcare system more efficiently and effectively.
  • Designs systems and procedures.

Popular Employer Salaries for Healthcare Consultant


Healthcare Consultants fill the offices of leading firms Cerner Corporation, UnitedHealth Group, Humana, Inc., The Advisory Board Company, and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Deloitte Consulting LLP offers the largest salaries in town — $106K on average. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Navigant Consulting, Inc., OptumHealth, Inc., and Kaiser Permanente, top-paying firms where Healthcare Consultants rake in a comfortable $98K, $87K, or $86K, respectively.

Other low-paying employers include CVS Caremark Corporation at $52K and Cerner Corporation at $54K, though some Healthcare Consultants there earn up to $78K.

Common Career Paths for Healthcare Consultant


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Healthcare Consultants do not often transition into Consulting Manager roles. The role averages $123K per year. Becoming an Information Technology Project Manager is, more often than not, the most common role that Healthcare Consultants move into when they're ready for the next step in their career. The average salary for the position is $86K. Another frequent advance is for Healthcare Consultants to assume a Healthcare Program Director role; in this role, workers often earn $69K.

Healthcare Consultant Job Listings

Popular Skills for Healthcare Consultant


Survey takers working as Healthcare Consultants report using a large range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Strategic Planning, Consulting Management, Process Improvement, and SAS are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 12 percent and 20 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use, Research Analysis, and Microsoft Office. Most people experienced in Data Analysis also know Project Management and Microsoft Office. It is often found that people who know Microsoft Excel are also skilled in Microsoft Office and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Healthcare Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Healthcare Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 694 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Healthcare Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 351 salaries. An experienced Healthcare Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 278 salaries. A Healthcare Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 167 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,583

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Healthcare Consultants, Seattle offers exceptional salaries, 48 percent above the national average. Healthcare Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+24 percent), Dallas (+22 percent), Denver (+18 percent), and New York (+16 percent). Healthcare Consultants in Kansas City earn salaries far below the national average by 27 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Indianapolis and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

Healthcare Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Healthcare Consultant?

Healthcare Consultant in Orlando:
"Exciting work here in Orlando."
Pros: professional opportunities, people & great weather
Cons: traffic

Healthcare Consultant in San Francisco:
"Very good."
Pros: Staff members
Cons: Commute

Healthcare Consultant in Phoenix:
"Company benefits."
Great benefits especially the healthcare.

Healthcare Consultant in Chicago:
"Traffic/ Commute."
Pros: Very easy to get around city using the L train system.
Cons: Driving in the city is a bit of a hassle.

Healthcare Consultant in Port St Lucie:
"KNOWLEGEBLE EXPERIENCED CREDENTIALING & bILLING SPECIALIST."
REQUEST HIGHER PAY. EXPLAIN IN DETAIL WHAT PRECISELY I DO TO HELP THEM BUILD THEIR PRACTICE. CONVINCE THEM OF MY HONESTY , INTREGRETY, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE.

Healthcare Consultant in Bethesda:
"Satisfactory."
Pros: The company has strong ethics and a great name. There are a lot of opportunities for learning and networking, though they are often not available to those on client site.
Cons: The management system is flawed. Communication with upper management has been negative. Each contract has different rules. Difficult to switch between contracts. Stuck in one role, difficult to change.

Healthcare Consultant in Allentown:
"Committed to better healthcare."
Unselfish giving of your time, energy and mind and often at the cost of quantity time with your family.

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Key Stats for Healthcare Consultant

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 403 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Healthcare Consultant Salaries

▲46%

▲29%

▲6%

National Average
$80,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Healthcare Consultant Salaries

Strategic Planning
▲17%




SAS
▲10%




SQL
▲2%


National Average
$80,000

Data Analysis
▼1%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 403 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%