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 profit52.08%
  2. Private, not for profit32.18%
  3. State and local government7.69%
  4. Self-employed4.12%
  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

Job Outlook

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 32 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 51,800 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

$104,280

Military salary*

$87,265

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State-by-state Salary

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$140,600
$78,810
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 65%
  • Associate's degree 19%
  • Master's degree 11%
  • Post baccalaureate 3%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Clerical
  • Administration and Management
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training

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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