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Financial Specialist Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Financial Specialists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,030
25th Percentile Wage
$48,250
50th Percentile Wage
$60,940
75th Percentile Wage
$77,610
90th Percentile Wage
$97,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial 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) financial specialists is $97,410. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $39,030.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,9402.03%6.24%
201559,7001.04%-
201459,0802.12%-
201357,8301.19%-
201257,140--

Compare Financial Specialist Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of financial 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 financial specialist occupations is the specialty hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $70,780. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry (annual salary $46,800). For detailed financial specialist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$70,780
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$70,670
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$70,560
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$67,480
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$65,800
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$63,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$63,740
Outpatient Care Centers
$63,550
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$62,540
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,510
Hospitals - State government owned
$62,360
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,310
Home Health Care Services
$62,300
Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,140
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,120
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$62,110
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$62,090
Hospitals - Privately owned
$62,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$61,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$61,750
Offices of Physicians
$61,530
Offices of Dentists
$60,760
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$60,570
Ambulance Services
$59,900
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$59,830
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$59,670
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$59,100
Offices of Optometrists
$58,340
Other Residential Care Facilities
$58,260
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$58,140
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$58,090
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$57,440
Individual and Family Services
$57,280
Social Assistance
$57,240
Child Day Care Services
$57,120
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$56,790
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$56,680
Offices of Chiropractors
$56,310
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$56,290
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$55,800
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$55,210
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$54,890
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$46,800

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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