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How Much Does a Health Care Specialist Earn In The United States?

Health Care Specialist Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$53,000
$35,000
$53,000
$81,000
Health care specialists in the United States make an average salary of $53,577 per year or $25.76 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $35,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $81,000. As most things go, location can be critical. North Dakota, Massachusetts, California, Rhode Island, and New Jersey provide the highest health care specialist salaries.
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Where Health Care Specialists Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where health care specialists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Health Care Specialists Earn In Different Cities?

While a health care specialist can average a salary of $53,577 per year, or $25.76 per hour, there are many opportunities for health care specialists to make more. For example, in Springfield, MA you might make $72,401 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Francisco, CA, Germantown, MD and Philadelphia, PA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Springfield, MA where the average starting salary is $43,000. The highest paying states for health care specialists include North Dakota, Massachusetts and California. Meanwhile, South Carolina, Florida, and Texas offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Springfield, MA

Salary Range55k - 94k$72k$72,401

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range52k - 94k$71k$70,607

Germantown, MD

Salary Range48k - 87k$65k$65,213

Philadelphia, PA

Salary Range48k - 87k$65k$64,760

Danbury, CT

Salary Range48k - 85k$64k$64,377

Council Bluffs, IA

Salary Range47k - 77k$61k$60,608

Medford, OR

Salary Range46k - 78k$60k$60,325

Manchester, NH

Salary Range46k - 76k$60k$60,105

Buffalo, NY

Salary Range45k - 79k$60k$60,089

Shoreview, MN

Salary Range47k - 75k$60k$59,851
$37k
$94k

High Paying Health Care Specialist Jobs

Which Companies Pay Health Care Specialists The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas and SavATree as they offer the highest salaries for health care specialists.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Salary Range55k - 72k$64k$63,689
SavATree
Salary Range58k - 68k$63k$63,207
Lincare Holdings
Salary Range57k - 68k$63k$63,083
Einstein Healthcare Network
Salary Range59k - 67k$63k$62,999
Novant Health
Salary Range58k - 67k$63k$62,762
Park Nicollet Health Services
Salary Range58k - 66k$63k$62,543
Penn State University
Salary Range50k - 76k$62k$62,168
BayCare Health System
Salary Range57k - 66k$62k$62,160
Freeman Health System
Salary Range57k - 66k$62k$62,094
Berkshire Health Systems
Salary Range57k - 66k$62k$61,517
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$76k

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    How Experience Affects Health Care Specialist Salaries

    The salary for a health care specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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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