The average salary for a Healthcare Consultant is $76,887.
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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. Healthcare consultants are typically employed by large and/or private healthcare organizations. They work with their clients who, in most cases, are managers of various companies; in some cases, they wor…Read more
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.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Healthcare Consultant
The top respondents for the job title Healthcare Consultant are from the companies Kaiser Permanente, Cerner Corporation and Booz, Allen, and Hamilton. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $98,427. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include UnitedHealth Group and Huron Consulting Group LLC, earning around $80,467 and $80,433, respectively. Cerner Corporation pays the lowest at around $53,839. Aetna, Inc. and Humana, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $68,320 and $69,536, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Healthcare Consultant
Skills in Project Management, Consulting Management and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Data Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Healthcare Consultant
An entry-level Healthcare Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,339 based on 244 salaries. An early career Healthcare Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,049 based on 1,289 salaries. A mid-career Healthcare Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,343 based on 754 salaries. An experienced Healthcare Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,011 based on 564 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $99,255.
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Employees with Healthcare Consultant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (11.8% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (2.8% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.6% less).
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