The average salary for an Early-Career Hospital Administrator is $77,846.
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Job Description for Hospital Administrator
A hospital administrator makes sure that the operations of a hospital are running smoothly. The hospital administration will also oversee financial aspects of the hospital. This may involve overseeing a staff of a few hundred to a few thousand people. Creating plans as related to the goals of the hospital is also important, in order to further the vision of the hospital and to expand operations as desired. The hospital administrator will provide employee training for any gaps that are noted wh…Read more
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
Human Resources (HR)
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).
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 $63,187 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Hospital Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,788 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Hospital Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,857 based on 182 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $115,808.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (16.5% less), Houston, Texas (15.2% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (14.2% less).
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