Healthcare Administration Salary in Utah - UT

Medical and health services managers are listed among Utah’s Top 50 Highest-Paying Occupations requiring a bachelor's degree or higher. Median wages in 2008 were $80,900, according to statics from the United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. According to the website job database indeed.com, average salaries for healthcare administrators in some Utah cities were as follows for a twelve month period: Salt Lake City -- $57,000; West Valley -- $56,000; Provo -- $45,000; West Jordon -- $60,000. 

The State of Utah’s Division of Occupational and Professional Licensure requires that healthcare administrators, or those who are charged with the general administration of a health facility, and plan, direct, or coordinate medicine and health services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, public health agencies, or similar organizations must be licensed.  

Number of facilities in Utah where medical and health services managers may be employed, according to Utah’s Department of Workforce Services : 62 general medical and surgical hospitals, 114 community care facilities for the elderly, 141 nursing care facilities, 48 residential care facilities, 156 outpatient care centers, 11 psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals and 199 residential mental health facilities.

Some of the medical facilities in Utah that have openings for healthcare administrators from time to time are the Intermountain Medical Center, Saint Mark's Hospital, University of Utah Health Care and Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

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