Health Administration Salaries in Vermont

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.

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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:

Statewide

  • 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

Southern Vermont

(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

Northern Vermont

(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:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Burlington-South Burlington VT
360
89530
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area
200
97730
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area
130
92740

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