Average Mid-Career Hospital Administrator Salary

$91,726
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Hospital Administrator is $91,726.
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$56k
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$92k
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$154k
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MEDIAN $91,726
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$56k - $154k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $12k
Total Pay
$51k - $160k

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Job Description for Hospital Administrator

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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Popular Skills for Hospital Administrator

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

Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Administrator

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 $64,111 based on 45 salaries. An early career Hospital Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,025 based on 177 salaries. An experienced Hospital Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,549 based on 188 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $117,401.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Hospital Administrator in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 52.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (12.2% more) and New York, New York (10.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 544 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
32.5%
Experienced
34.6%
Late Career
24.6%