Maine Healthcare Administration Salaries - ME

The average annual healthcare administration salary in Maine is $56,000, 21% lower than the national average.  However, healthcare managers in supervisory and other high-level positions can make $100,000 or even more under some circumstances.  In addition, salaries can vary within the state of Maine depending on specific geographical location.  For instance, the average salary for a healthcare manager in Portland, Maine is $41,000 a year, while the average annual salary for a similar position in Bangor is $50,000.

Career prospects for those hoping to work in the field of healthcare administration in Maine are bright.  In the coming decade, the number of healthcare management jobs is expected to increase at a faster rate than average both in Maine and the rest of the country.

CareerTotal EmploymentAnnual Median Wage
Computer Systems Analysts1,430$73,600
Database Administrators300$62,000
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that healthcare management jobs will grow by sixteen percent in the ten-year period ending in 2018.  Those desiring to enter the healthcare management field will have many opportunities to choose from. The number of management positions in hospitals will continue to grow.  However, most new positions will entail the management of smaller medical facilities and business, including clinics and group medical practices.  Salaries should also remain high relative to other allied health professions due to the continued, increased demand for talented healthcare administrators.

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