Health Administration Salaries in New Hampshire

In august of 2014, The Cabinet, a local area news publication, reported that construction would soon begin on the new location of the Milford Medical Center building, an affiliate of St. Joseph Hospital. This new 20,000-square foot facility will provide area residents with a new urgent care center and a rehabilitation gym. The facility will offer state-of-the-art medical services including 3D mammography and bone density screenings. The Milford Medical Center is one of the many healthcare expansions happening throughout the state, and with continued healthcare expansion, healthcare administrators can expect lucrative career opportunities and a renewed demand for their skills and expertise.

In June of 2015, the New Hampshire Employment Security, Economic + Labor Market Information Bureau, published their “New Hampshire Occupational Employment & Wages – 2015” report which found that health administration salaries in New Hampshire averaged $99,902. The median salary was found to be 9% less at $90,854. The average among experienced administrators was found to be $116,730.

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Occupational Outlook for Healthcare Administrators in New Hampshire

Between 2012 and 2022, the New Hampshire Employment Security, Economic + Labor Market Information Bureau, predicts that job growth for healthcare administrators will increase by 23.6%. It’s important to mention that demand is often specific to location because the healthcare needs of neighboring communities are not always the same, so occupational growth is often determined by location. In New Hampshire, the Rockingham region, which includes Portsmouth, is expected to see the largest growth in job opportunities for healthcare administrators.

The list below shows the predicted increase in demand for healthcare administrators between 2012 and 2022 by region:

  • Central (including Concord): 21%
  • North Country (including Berlin): 21%
  • Lakes Region (including Laconia and Franklin): 21.6%
  • Upper Valley (including Lebanon and Claremont): 19.9%
  • Rockingham (including Portsmouth): 28.9%
  • Southern (including Manchester): 24%
  • Strafford (including Rochester, Somersworth, and Dover): 23.6%
  • Nashua: 25.4%

Healthcare Administration Salaries by Area

One of the most lucrative areas in New Hampshire for entry-level administrators is the Manchester area where the starting salary averages $73,570. Manchester also offers one of the highest average salaries statewide at $106,829, which is about 6.5% higher than the statewide average.

Statewide

  • Entry: $66,248
  • Average: $99,902
  • Median: $90,854
  • Experienced: $116,730

Claremont-Charlestown Area

  • Entry: $66,664
  • Average: $82,243
  • Median: $81,016
  • Experienced: $90,022

Greater Concord Area

  • Entry: $65,957
  • Average: $96,866
  • Median: $91,291
  • Experienced: $112,320

Manchester Area

  • Entry: $73,570
  • Average: $106,829
  • Median: $96,283
  • Experienced: $123,469

Nashua-Derry Area

  • Entry: $65,915
  • Average: $88,712
  • Median: $82,347
  • Experienced: $100,090

A comparative analysis of health administration salaries in New Hampshire is shown below, according to data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Manchester NH
280
104690
Nashua NH-MA NECTA Division
240
87030
Portsmouth NH-ME
100
108650
Rochester-Dover NH-ME
120
90630
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
90
93740
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
270
93610
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
280
109150
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
70
89560

*Salaries are at or above $90 per hour and $187,199 per year. The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics does not report salaries beyond these values.

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