Business Operations Specialist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of business operations specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare business operations specialist salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Business Operations Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,420
25th Percentile Wage
$42,440
50th Percentile Wage
$56,230
75th Percentile Wage
$74,510
90th Percentile Wage
$95,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for business operations specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) business operations specialists is $95,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $33,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,230
1.10% 7.49%
2016
$55,610
0.77% -
2015
$55,180
1.29% -
2014
$54,470
1.73% -
2013
$53,530
2.82% -
2012
$52,020
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Compare Business Operations Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of business operations specialists in 43 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for business operations specialist occupations is the general medical and surgical hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $67,870. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $33,430). For detailed business operations specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$67,870
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$66,870
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$66,190
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$65,850
Hospitals - State government owned
$65,350
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$63,790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$63,030
Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,020
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$63,010
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,990
Hospitals - Local government owned
$60,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$60,150
Offices of Physicians
$59,400
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$59,060
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$58,570
Outpatient Care Centers
$57,800
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,740
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,000
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,990
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$54,950
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,780
Home Health Care Services
$54,530
Ambulance Services
$54,160
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$52,960
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$52,760
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$52,260
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$52,220
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$51,820
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$50,990
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$50,460
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$50,180
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$50,090
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$48,050
Other Residential Care Facilities
$47,820
Individual and Family Services
$47,210
Child Day Care Services
$47,150
Offices of Dentists
$47,010
Social Assistance
$46,960
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$45,850
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$43,830
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$43,550
Offices of Optometrists
$43,540
Offices of Chiropractors
$33,430

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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