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
$33,050
25th Percentile Wage
$42,070
50th Percentile Wage
$55,610
75th Percentile Wage
$73,620
90th Percentile Wage
$94,600

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 $94,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid business operations specialists is $33,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of business operations specialists in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,6100.77%6.46%
201555,1801.29%-
201454,4701.73%-
201353,5302.82%-
201252,020--

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 $66,780. The lowest paying industry is the offices of chiropractors industry (annual salary $36,240). 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
$66,780
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$64,930
Hospitals - State government owned
$64,500
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$64,100
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$63,700
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$63,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,960
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$61,920
Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,920
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$61,880
Offices of Physicians
$59,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$59,060
Outpatient Care Centers
$58,360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,340
Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,340
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$58,040
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$56,980
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$56,610
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$56,480
Ambulance Services
$55,620
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,610
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$54,290
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,210
Home Health Care Services
$53,860
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$51,940
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$51,340
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$51,310
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$51,070
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$50,290
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$49,730
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$49,690
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$48,630
Other Residential Care Facilities
$47,540
Child Day Care Services
$47,400
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$46,530
Individual and Family Services
$46,470
Offices of Dentists
$46,410
Social Assistance
$46,000
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$44,550
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$43,030
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$41,620
Offices of Optometrists
$41,160
Offices of Chiropractors
$36,240

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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