Medical & health services managers

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Total Workforce

694k

Average Age

46.4

Estimated Job Growth

20.5%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$83,961

Average Male Salary

$107,506

Average Female Salary

$74,771

About

Medical & health services managers are most often employed by the Hospitals industry. The average yearly wage for Medical & health services managers was $83,961 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Medical & health services managers by wage are Computer systems analysts, Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing, and Operations research analysts.

Medical & health services managers are part of the Management occupations, along with General & operations managers, Advertising & promotions managers, Marketing & sales managers, Public relations & fundraising managers, Administrative services managers, Computer & information systems managers, Financial managers, Industrial production managers, Purchasing managers, Transportation, storage, & distribution managers, Compensation & benefits managers, Human resources managers, Training & development managers, Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers, Construction managers, Education administrators, Architectural & engineering managers, Food service managers, Gaming managers, Lodging managers, Medical & health services managers, Natural sciences managers, Property, real estate, & community association managers, Social & community service managers, Emergency management directors, Miscellaneous managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The top 3 locations that employ the most Medical & health services managers are Eagan, Inver Grove Heights & South St. Paul Cities PUMA, MN, Upper East Side PUMA, NY, and West Des Moines & Urbandale Cities PUMA, IA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Medical & health services managers are Hamblen, Cocke & Grainger Counties PUMA, TN, Neshoba, Scott, Leake, Jasper, Smith & Kemper Counties PUMA, MS, and Eagan, Inver Grove Heights & South St. Paul Cities PUMA, MN.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Medical & health services managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. 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 New London County (South) PUMA, CT but are relatively concentrated in Hamblen, Cocke & Grainger Counties PUMA, TN.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$83,961

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,072

In 2017, Medical & health services managers earned an average of $83,961, $31,897 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Computer systems analysts make somewhat more than Medical & health services managers while Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing 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

0.364

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Medical & health services managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.364, 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

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Medical & health services managers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Medical & health services managers

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 Hospitals, Outpatient care centers, and Other health care services.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Medical & health services managers, by average wage, are Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing, Scientific research & development services, and Insurance carriers & related activities.

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Industries by Share

694k

2017 Workforce

± 20,405

4.3%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 4.03%

The number of people employed as Medical & health services managers has been growing at a rate of 4.3%, from 665,431 people in 2016 to 694,014 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Medical & health services managers employed by various industries. Hospitals employs the largest share of Medical & health services managers at  40.5%, followed by Outpatient care centers with 12.5% and Other health care services with 10.6%.

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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 46.6 and of female Medical & health services managers is 46.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Medical & health services managers is White.

Gender Composition

195k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 10,830

499k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 17,317

71.9% 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

  2. Black

  3. Asian

77.9% of Medical & health services managers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.2% of Medical & health services managers, Black 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

46.6

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.685

46.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 0.41

The median age of Medical & health services managers is 46.4, and Male employees are generally 0.289 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 Science Technologies.

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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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Medical & health services managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Medical & health services managers are expected to see a growth of 20.5% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

20.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Medical & health services managers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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