Health Administrator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Tyson Foods
Highest Paying City
Ithaca, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does a health administrator make?
The national average salary for a Health Administrator in the U.S. is $65,123 annually or $31.31 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 51,000. The top 10 percent earn over $95,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $44,000 annually. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire are some of the states with the best Health Administrator salaries in the US. Most Health Administrators spend 3.3 years in the position.

Average Health Administrator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Health Administrator in the United States is $65,123 per year or $31.31 per hour. The city with the highest Health Administrator salary is Ithaca, NY at $79,236 per year. Not only that, Ithaca, NY also has an average entry-level salary of $47,000. New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. New Mexico, Arkansas, and Hawaii have the lowest Health Administrator salaries.

Map of Health Administrator Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Health Administrators earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Health Administrator Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Health Administrator makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Health Administrators are in Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies. Tyson Foods and Health First are the best paying companies for Health Administrators. In addition, companies like Moda Health and Avery Dennison report highly competitive salaries for Health Administrators.

Average Health Administrator Pay By Industry

Health Administrator salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Health Administrators. Health Care companies pay Health Administrators an average salary of $66,740, Professional companies pay $65,483, and Manufacturing companys come in at $64,824. The average salary for Health Administrators in the Hospitality industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $57,314.
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care

Health Administrator Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Health Administrator Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Health Administrator can range from $41,181 to $77,679 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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