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How much does a health administrator make?

Health administration covers a wide variety of different positions, from entry level roles to management-oriented roles, titles including “Hospital Administrator” or “Practice Administrator.” Because of this, pay can vary widely.

According to 2020 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical secretaries/administrative assistants earn an average salary of $39,000 per year ($18.75 per hour). This estimate does not represent entry-level/starting pay. Average pay varies based on level of experience, education and state of employment.*

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* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.

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