Health Administration Salaries in Wyoming

In March of 2015, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, reported that the average salary among health administrators and medical facility managers in Wyoming was $91,562. It was reported that starting salaries ranged between $56,846 and $68,099, while the statewide median was $84,573 as of 2015.

The salary range for more experienced administrators was reported to be between $102,315 and $130,146 that year.

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Job Outlook and Areas of Employment for Healthcare Administrators in Wyoming

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, estimates that the demand for health administration professionals will grow by 19.2% in the 10-year period from 2012 to 2022. Of the jobs available during that time period, approximately 44% are expected to be newly created positions that result from increased demand, while 56% are expected to be related to replacement as more administrators enter retirement.

As recently as March of 2015, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, reported that the area of highest employment for healthcare administrators in Wyoming is Laramie County, which includes Gillette. In fact, approximately 30% of all healthcare administrators statewide work in Laramie County. Approximately 14% of healthcare administrators work in Natrona County (including Casper) and about 10% work in Fremont County (including Lander and Riverton), while the remainder is found in much smaller concentrations throughout the state.

It’s also worth noting that the healthcare and social assistance sector is the largest employment setting for healthcare administrators in Wyoming. Nearly 77% of all healthcare administrators statewide are reported to work within the healthcare and social assistance sector.

Healthcare Administration Salaries in Wyoming by City and County

As of 2015, Sheridan County was one of the highest paying areas in Wyoming for health administration professionals, paying a median salary of $118,685. Park County and Goshen County are equally lucrative areas; the median salary in Park County and Goshen County is $95,451 and $91,853 respectively.

Here is a look at healthcare administration salaries throughout Wyoming by city and county

(Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, 2015):

Statewide

  • Starting: $56,846 to $68,099
  • Average: $91,562
  • Median: $84,573
  • Experienced: $102,315 to $130,146

Cheyenne

  • Starting: $60,486 to $69,410
  • Average: $91,978
  • Median: $85,613
  • Experienced: $103,043 to $130,146

Casper

  • Starting: $51,938 to $65,166
  • Average: $89,752
  • Median: $80,205
  • Experienced: $100,214 to $138,528

Albany County

(Including Laramie)

  • Starting: $50,981 to $60,174
  • Average: $88,088
  • Median: $87,090
  • Experienced: $111,634 to $137,904

Campbell County

(Including Gillette)

  • Starting: $54,123 to $59,301
  • Average: $82,098
  • Median: $82,243
  • Experienced: $105,414 to $119,018

Sweetwater County

(Including Rock Springs)

  • Starting: $52,998 to $62,962
  • Average: $78,083
  • Median: $78,146
  • Experienced: $93,226 to $109,637

For comparative purposes, an analysis of health administration salaries in Wyoming is shown here as published by the U.S. Department of Labor in 2014:

Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Casper WY
100
88530
Cheyenne WY
210
90710
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
140
94890
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
100
84300
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
60
87350
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
100
92350

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