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Medical and Health Services Managers

General Information

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate medical and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations.

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Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit53.06%
  2. Private, not for profit31.49%
  3. State and local government7.01%
  4. Self-employed4.54%
  5. Federal government3.78%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Health Science

Job Outlook

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 28 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 56,600 openings for medical and health services managers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$101,340

Military salary*

$95,129

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State-by-state Salary

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$133,640
$60,350
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 46%
  • Master's degree 21%
  • Associate's degree 10%
  • Post-secondary certificate 7%
  • High school 3%
  • Some college 3%
  • Post-doctoral training 3%
  • First professional degree 3%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Education and Training
  • Administrative
  • Personnel and Human Resources

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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