Management training

Hybrid technical skill sets

Increased focus on diet

Medical and health service managers Health education specialists Epidemiologists Dieticians and nutritionists Medical scientists, except epidemiologists  
1. General medical and surgical hospitals 1. General medical and surgical hospitals 1. State government 1. General medical and surgical hospitals 1. Scientific research and development services  
2. Offices of physicians 2. Local government 2. Local government 2. Outpatient care centers 2. Colleges, universities, and professional schools  
3. Outpatient care centers 3. Individual and family services 3. General medical and surgical hospitals 3. Nursing care facilities 3. General medical and surgical hospitals  
4. Nursing care facilities 4. Outpatient care centers 4. Colleges, universities, and professional schools 4. Special food services 4. Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing  
5. Home health care services 5. State government 5. Scientific research and development services 5. Local government 5. Medical and diagnostic laboratories  
Medical and health service managers Health education specialists Epidemiologists Dieticians and nutritionists Medical scientists, except epidemiologists  
1. Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing ($204,300) 1. Federal executive branch ($102,660) 1. Grantmaking and gift services ($123,780) 1. Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods ($84,770) 1. Employment services ($140,080)  
2. Scientific research and development services ($169,240) 2. Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods ($76,840) 2. Scientific research and development services ($112,610) 2. Federal executive branch ($72,990) 2. Other professional, scientific, and technical services ($132,530)  
3. Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers ($162,880) 3. Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers ($76,430) 3. Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing ($102,460) 3. Home health care services ($70,650) 3. Management of companies and enterprises ($131,210)  
4. Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing ($159,910) 4. Specialty hospitals ($75,470) 4. Management of companies and enterprises ($94,960) 4. Wholesale electronic markets and agents and brokers ($70,250) 4. Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing ($131,180)  
5. Chemical manufacturing ($155,180) 5. Management, scientific, and technical consulting services ($73,260) 5. Specialty hospitals ($88,630) 5. Scientific research and development services ($70,200) 5. Federal executive branch ($128,120)  
Medical and health service managers Health education specialists Epidemiologists Dieticians and nutritionists Medical scientists, except epidemiologists  
1. New York City ($144,370) 1. New York City ($61,110) 1. Houston ($62,310) 1. New York City ($71,480) 1. Boston ($92,350)  
2. Boston ($139,240) 2. Washington, D.C. ($84,990) 2. Seattle ($122,150) 2. Los Angeles ($73,930) 2. New York City ($109,100)  
3. Los Angeles ($132,070) 3. Los Angeles ($64,610) 3. Denver ($63,100) 3. Chicago ($60,960) 3. San Francisco ($106,890)  
4. Chicago ($128,980) 4. Atlanta ($90,920) 4. Atlanta ($67,860) 4. Philadelphia ($65,880) 4. Los Angeles ($92,730)  
5. Dallas ($108,540) 5. Boston ($70,540) 5. New York City ($108,170) 5. Boston ($73,110) 5. Philadelphia ($117,910)  
6. Washington, D.C. ($131,710) 6. Chicago ($59,340) 6. Minneapolis ($74,350) 6. Dallas ($52,920) 6. Seattle ($89,750)  
7. Philadelphia ($111,740) 7. Minneapolis ($59,070) 7. Baltimore ($69,390) 7. Atlanta ($52,920) 7. Washington, D.C. ($116,460)  
8. Houston ($114,140) 8. San Francisco ($72,560) 8. Chicago ($86,600) 8. Houston ($59,950) 8. San Diego ($101,820)  
9. Miami ($114,190) 9. Phoenix ($54,510) 9. Washington, D.C. ($117,610) 9. Washington, D.C. ($67,190) 9. Chicago ($88,400)  
10. Detroit ($112,020) 10. Miami ($73,910) 10. Columbus ($70,920) 10. San Francisco ($87,890) 10. Houston ($68,940)  
Job category With less than 1 year of experience With 5-9 years of experience Metros with different wage differentials  
Medical and health services managers $63,851 $66,655 Nashville (+29%)  
Health educators $37,779 $50,317 San Diego (+17%)  
Epidemiologists $51,341 $75,853 Washington, D.C. (+36%)  
Dietitians $48,765 $57,590 New York City (+12%)  
Medical scientists $78,046 $100,000 New York City (-33%)  
Position Share of 2019 job postings requiring a master's degree Average entry-level salary  
Clinical manager 12% $50,000  
Research analyst 11% $47,000  
Director of rehabilitation 19% $67,000  
Position With bachelor's With master's  
Clinical manager $63,000 $75,000  
Research analyst $55,000 $74,000  
Nutritionist $49,000 $55,000  
Health information manager $76,000 $88,000  
Public health/MPH Health administration/MHA Diet and nutrition Health informatics
ICD-10 (115%) ICD-10 (117%) HIPAA (66%) Data science (102%)
Emotional support (98%) Talent management (83%) Social services (55%) Tableau (86%)
Blood pressure measurement (77%) NetSuite (75%) Food delivery (54%) Python (72%)
Employee engagement (57%) Information technology industry knowledge (60%) Restaurant experience (54%) Onboarding (67%)
Onboarding (56%) Employee engagement (57%) Meal preparation (49%) Data visualization (65%)
Claims knowledge (51%) Onboarding (56%) Meal serving (49%) Employee engagement (60%)
Spreadsheets (50%) Pivot tables (52%) Food safety (36%) ICD-10 (59%)
Communicable disease knowledge (40%) Spreadsheets (48%) Assisted living (33%) Coding quality (53%)
Patient follow-up (39%) Human resource information systems (46%) Patient monitoring (33%) Spreadsheets (50%)
Bloodborne pathogens (39%) Budget forecasting (41%) Home health (24%) R (42%)
Public health/MPH Health administration/MHA Diet and nutrition Health informatics
Research (73.1%) Communications (51.3%) Communications (30.7%) Decision-making (39.51%)
Communications (47%) Teamwork/collaboration (37.3%) Research (21.3%) Teamwork/collaboration (27.16%)
Writing (34%) Planning (23.5%) Planning (18.9%) Communications (26.85%)
Teamwork/collaboration (33.7%) Creativity (23.1%) Teamwork/collaboration (18.3%) Research (24.07%)
Microsoft Excel (32.1%) Problem solving (22%) Physical abilities (17.6%) Microsoft Excel (17.59%)
Planning (27%) Microsoft Excel (21.3%) Building effective relationships (15%) Editing (17.13%)
Detail-oriented (24.1%) Presentation skills (21.2%) Organizational skills (14.9%) Detail-oriented (16.20%)
Microsoft Office (18.5%) Organizational skills (19.9%) Microsoft Office (14.6%) Problem-solving (16.05%)
Patient follow-up (39%) Building effective relationships (19.3%) Computer literacy (14.5%) Organizational skills (13.73%)
Problem-solving (18%) Research (16.4%) Microsoft Excel (10.8%) Writing (11.88%)
Public health/MPH Health administration/MHA Diet and nutrition Health informatics  
R (53.4%) Sales (67.2%) Dietetics (72.7%) SAS (64.01%)  
SAS (42.7%) Digital marketing (42%) Nutrition services (18.8%) SQL (58.02%)  
Data analysis (30.4%) Business development (35%) Patient care (17.8%) Quality management (46.6%)  
SPSS (30.1%) Sales management (27.4%) Scheduling (16.9%) Tableau (43.06%)  
Project management (27.1%) Salesforce (23.9%) Care planning (16.8%) KPIs (38.89%)  
STATA (25.7%) Budgeting (17.5%) CPR (14.7%) Customer service (38.43%)  
Data science (23.1%) Machine learning (16.2%) Nutrition (14.4%) Predictive analytics (38.43%)  
Economics (22.8%) Sales goals (15.8%) Patient/family education and instruction (13.9%) Predictive models (38.43%)  
Data collection (20.5%) Data science (14.6%) Fitness (13.4%) Data management (38.12%)  
SQL (20.1%) Customer service (14.4%) Quality assurance and control (12%) Clinical information systems (37.65%)  

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