According to the Vermont Department of Labor, the average salary among all healthcare administrators in the state during 2014 was $92,480. The median salary that year was about 12% less at $81,060.
The Department found the difference in earnings between entry-level administrators and experienced administrators to be very significant, with entry-level salaries ranging between $50,070 and $64,300 while more experienced administrators earned between $106,460 and $145,410.
Job Outlook and Employment Settings for Healthcare Administrators in Vermont
The Vermont Department of Labor expects that, on average, the demand for healthcare administrators statewide will increase by 20% between 2012 and 2022. A 21% increase is expected in the southern part of the state, which includes the town of West Rutland.
In 2012, ambulatory healthcare facilities employed 28% of medical office administrators in Vermont. It was reported that ambulatory healthcare facilities were the single largest employer of medical office administrators across the state that year. Approximately 23% of administrators were employed in hospitals, while 12% of healthcare administrators worked in nursing homes and residential care facilities. Only about 7% of healthcare administration professionals in Vermont worked for the state and/or federal government during 2012.
Healthcare Administration Salaries in Vermont by Location
Geographic location is one factor that can have a significant impact on salary. The salary figures below have been published by the Vermont Department of Labor in 2014 and are given by location:
- Lower 10th percentile: $50,070
- Lower 25th percentile: $64,300
- Median: $81,060
- Top 25th percentile: $106,460
- Top 10th percentile: $145,410
Burlington and South Burlington
- Lower 10th percentile: $48,200
- Lower 25th percentile: $60,240
- Median: $79,720
- Top 25th percentile: $106,660
- Top 10th percentile: $139,910
(Addison, Rutland, Windsor, Bennington, and Windham Counties)
- Lower 10th percentile: $53,580
- Lower 25th percentile: $69,550
- Median: $84,390
- Top 25th percentile: $112,190
- Top 10th percentile: $155,000
(Franklin, Lamoille, Orleans, Caledonia, Essex, Washington, and Orange Counties)
- Lower 10th percentile: $53,330
- Lower 25th percentile: $65,410
- Median: $79,380
- Top 25th percentile: $98,000
- Top 10th percentile: $136,520
For comparative purposes, a full review of health administration salaries across Vermont is shown in the chart below, as published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014: