Career Outlook for Health Care Professionals
Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than all other occupations.
What do medical and health services managers do?
Medical and health services managers, also called health care executives or health care administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services.
They might manage an entire facility or specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians. Medical and health services managers must be able to adapt to changes in health care laws, regulations, and technology.
2016 average entry-level salary is $55,202 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Program Management, Budget Management, and Operations Management.
|Quick Facts: Medical and Health Services Managers|
|2016 Median Salary||$96,540|
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor's Degree|
|Number of Jobs, 2014||333,000|
|Projected New Jobs, 2014-2024||56,300|
|Job Outlook||17% (Much faster than average)|
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Medical and Health Services
Managers, on the Internet at www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm