Average Hospital Administrator Salary

$86,525
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,791
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Hospital Administrator is $86,525.
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$50k
MEDIAN
$87k
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$155k
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$50k - $155k
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$512 - $25k
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$46k - $161k
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What Do Hospital Administrators Do?

Hospital Administrator Tasks
  • Manage daily operations of a hospital and supervise staff.
  • Set budget goals and costs for service, and direct fundraising and fees for special cases.
  • Liaise with external entities like regulatory bodies, the press, the community, and scientists.
  • Direct and coordinate departments to formulate specific goals and to reach organization-wide goals.

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What Are Popular Skills for Hospital Administrators?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Administrators?

An entry-level Hospital Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,265 based on 35 salaries. An early career Hospital Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,100 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Hospital Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,905 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Hospital Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,994 based on 162 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $101,930.
Employees with Hospital Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.5% more) and New York, New York (9.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (15.8% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.9% less) and San Antonio, Texas (0.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 569 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.2%
Early Career
21.8%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
28.5%
Late Career
20.0%