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Hospital Administrators are responsible for organizing and overseeing the health services and daily activities of a hospital or healthcare facility. 

Median Annual Salary:

$104,280

Data last updated October 2021

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Job Description

Directs the administration of a hospital including budget preparation and financial reporting. Establishes rates for services provided by the facility and prepares capital improvement ini tiatives. Develops policies and procedures for the facility. Directs activities of medical, nursing and administrative staffs. Master's degree in hospital administration and extensive experience.

Patient Contact

Low

Employment Outlook

The projected level of job growth for people within the hospital administrator career is expected to be the same as for all medical and health services managers over the years of 2014 to 2024. According to the BLS, this growth will be around 17%.

Education

Masters – 5+ Years

College of Charleston, Clemson, and The University of South Carolina offer masters degrees in Healthcare Administration