What healthcare administrators earn in 4 care settings

The average salary among healthcare administrators and managers in all settings is $104,830 per year — however, that figure varies by factors including years of experience and care setting. 

Administrators working at privately owned hospitals are paid the most, earning an average of $140,550 per year, while those at outpatient care centers earn an average of $122,870.

Here is the average yearly and hourly pay among healthcare administrators in four practice settings for ASC leaders, using data from the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment survey.


 Annual mean wage 

 Hourly mean wage 

Annual median wage

Avg. annual wage of top 10% of earners

Hospital (state owned)





 Hospital (privately owned)  





Outpatient care centers





Physician's offices





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