Medical & health services managers

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Total Workforce
719k
Average Age
46.2
Average Salary
$86,234
Average Male Salary
$116,490
Average Female Salary
$74,139

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Medical & health services managers are most often employed by the General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Medical & health services managers was $86,234 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Medical & health services managers by wage are Other financial clerks, Industrial engineers, including health & safety, and Computer systems analysts.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Medical & health services managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals is the industry that employs the most Medical & health services managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Medical & health services managers, by average wage, is Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing. Medical & health services managers are paid most in Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Hackensack & Englewood (West) Cities PUMA, NJ.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$86,234
AVERAGE SALARY
± $2,236

In 2018, Medical & health services managers earned an average of $86,234, $32,346 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Computer systems analysts make somewhat more than Medical & health services managers while Other financial clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Medical & health services managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.381
WAGE GINI

In 2018, Medical & health services managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.381, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Medical & health services managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Medical & health services managers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Medical & health services managers, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, Outpatient care centers, and Other health care services.

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Industries by Share

719k
2018 Workforce
± 20,765
3.57%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 3.98%

The number of people employed as Medical & health services managers has been growing at a rate of 3.57%, from 694,014 people in 2017 to 718,806 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Medical & health services managers employed by various industries. General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals employs the largest share of Medical & health services managers at  38.1%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 13.4% and Other health care services with 10.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Medical & health services managers in the US. The average age of male Medical & health services managers in the workforce is 47 and of female Medical & health services managers is 46, and the most common race/ethnicity for Medical & health services managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

205k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 11,116
514k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 17,563

71.4% of Medical & health services managers are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Medical & health services managers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Medical & health services managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

67.1% of Medical & health services managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.8% of Medical & health services managers, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Medical & health services managers.

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Age by Gender

47
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.656
46
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.407

The median age of Medical & health services managers is 46.2, and Male employees are generally 0.989 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Medical & health services managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Medical & health services managers is Health but a relatively high number of Medical & health services managers hold a major in Health.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Medical & health services managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Medical & health services managers need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Coordination, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Medical & health services managers need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Operations Analysis.

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