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  • 4 recent stories on hospital executive compensation

    Here are five recent articles about average pay for hospital executives:
  • 12 physician recruitment benchmarks in 2018-19

    Physician recruitment data indicates relative value units, or RVUs, are still the dominant metric for production bonuses in 2018-19, according to Merritt Hawkins' "2019 Review of Physician and Advanced Practitioner Recruiting Incentives."
  • 10 most in-demand medical specialties & average base salary

    Family physicians were the most in-demand specialty for the 13th year in a row, according to physician search firm Merritt Hawkins' annual report of clinician recruitment incentives.
  • Top 5 nonprofit hospitals for executive pay

    On average, the top executives at the 82 largest nonprofit health systems were paid $3.5 million annually in fiscal year 2017, according to a new oversight report analyzing the top 82 nonprofit hospitals. 
  • Anesthesiologist pay in 32 states

    The annual mean wage for anesthesiologists in the U.S. is $267,020, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.
  • Top 5-paying states for nursing assistants

    Alaska is the top-paying state for nursing assistants, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.
  • 9 notes on informatics nurse salaries

    Nurses trained in informatics can earn an average of $101,160 per year in the U.S., according to job search website ZipRecruiter.
  • Physician compensation grew most for these 5 specialties

    Physician compensation increased across the board from 2017 to 2018, with primary care physicians earning a 3.4 percent increase, specialty physicians earning a 4.4 percent increase and advanced practice providers earning 2.9 percent more, according to data from the Medical Group Management Association.
  • Top 5-paying states for nursing professionals, physician assistants

    In recent months, Becker's has compiled average annual salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for healthcare professions, including registered nurses, physician assistants, certified registered nurse anesthetists, and licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
  • From cleaners to the top exec, the average salary for 30 hospital jobs

    Across the nation's more than 6,000 hospitals, chief executives made an average annual salary of $242,550, compared to phlebotomists, who made an average of $34,750 per year, according to Business Insider.
  • What the average employee made at 30 healthcare organizations

    The U.S. requires companies to disclose the median compensation of their employees to shed light on the ratio between the salaries of typical workers and CEOs. Since the requirement was implemented, one thing became apparent: Not all healthcare employees are paid the same.
  • 5 best, worst states for CRNA pay

    As of May 2018, the average salary for certified registered nurse anesthetists across the U.S. was $174,790, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Highest-paid CEOs in 2018: Who made the list from healthcare

    Thirty-two healthcare CEOs made The New York Times and Equilar's 2018 ranking of highest-paid CEOs in 2018.
  • Average database administrator salary in every state

    The average annual salary for database administrators across all industries is $92,030.
  • Average systems software developer salary in all 50 states

    The annual salary for systems software developers across all industries in the U.S. is an average of $114,000.
  • Average computer systems analyst compensation in all 50 states

    Computer systems analysts, typically referred to as clinical systems analysts in healthcare settings, earn an average of $93,610 across all industries in the U.S.
  • 5 best, worst states for registered nurse pay

    As of May 2018, the average salary for registered nurses across the U.S. was $75,510, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Average physician assistant salary for 50 states

    The average annual salary for physician assistants in the U.S. is $108,430, according to  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.
  • Top 10 states for physician and surgeon pay

    Physicians and surgeons in New Hampshire have the highest average compensation at $275,840, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics data collected in May 2018.
  • $12.4M: The median CEO pay for 2018

    Across the biggest U.S. companies, the median pay for CEOs climbed to $12.4 million in 2018, the fourth straight post-recession high recorded by the The Wall Street Journal.

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