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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
$39,650
25th Percentile Wage
$49,250
50th Percentile Wage
$62,140
75th Percentile Wage
$78,810
90th Percentile Wage
$98,630

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 $98,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid financial specialists is $39,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,140
1.93% 8.05%
2016
$60,940
2.03% -
2015
$59,700
1.04% -
2014
$59,080
2.12% -
2013
$57,830
1.19% -
2012
$57,140
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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 $72,900. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - state government owned industry (annual salary $48,350). 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
$72,900
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$72,010
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$71,590
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$69,330
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
$67,420
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$66,230
Outpatient Care Centers
$64,930
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$64,780
Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,790
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,500
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$63,490
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$63,350
Home Health Care Services
$63,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$63,300
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$63,240
Offices of Physicians
$62,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,650
Hospitals - Local government owned
$62,640
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$62,040
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$62,020
Hospitals - State government owned
$61,900
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$61,770
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$61,670
Ambulance Services
$61,480
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$60,630
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$60,380
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly
$60,340
Offices of Dentists
$59,800
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$59,380
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$59,260
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities
$58,600
Individual and Family Services
$58,500
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$58,470
Child Day Care Services
$58,380
Social Assistance
$58,280
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities
$58,240
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities
$57,830
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$57,410
Offices of Optometrists
$56,860
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$56,850
Other Residential Care Facilities
$56,580
Offices of Chiropractors
$56,290
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$48,350

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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