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Michigan Healthcare Administration Salaries - MI

The average healthcare administration salary in Michigan is about $68,000 per year.  This statewide average is only three percent below the national average for healthcare administration salaries.  It is important to remember that this figure is simply an overall statewide average.  Wages for healthcare managers can vary significantly from city to city and region to region even within the borders of the state.  For instance, the average annual salary for a healthcare administrator in Traverse City is a relatively low $49,000, while administrators typically earn $61,000 in Royal Oak and $62,000 in Detroit.  If you are pondering a career in healthcare administration, you should also keep in mind that these are averages.  Experienced administrators who advance into upper-level positions can make significantly more.  It is not unusual for a skilled healthcare administrator, particularly one with either specialized clinical knowledge or extensive supervisory experience, to earn annual wages of $100,000 or higher.  

CareerTotal EmploymentAnnual Median Wage
Computer Systems Analysts14,030$84,740
Database Administrators2,570$85,040
Pharmacists8,700$116,570
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Future prospects for those who plan to enter the healthcare administration field will be particularly bright in the coming decade.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, available positions for healthcare administrators are expected to increase by sixteen percent by 2018.  Meanwhile, the rate of growth in available positions is expected to outstrip the number of qualified candidates for these jobs.  The resulting high demand for healthcare managers will help spur salary growth for the foreseeable future. 

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