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What Is the Average Salary for a Masters in Health Care Degree?

We’ve compiled jobs that require a master’s degree in health care complete with annual wage averages. Unless noted otherwise, these statistics can be found on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Please note that the salaries listed below are national averages, and salaries are often higher or lower based on location, experience, and a variety of other factors. The below figures, however, can give you a guideline for what you can expect to earn after graduating with a master’s degree in health care.

  • Clinical Psychologist: $73,090
  • Counselor: $44,850
  • Healthcare Administrator: $96,030
  • Nurse: $69,110
  • Nurse Anesthetist: $189,000*
  • Nurse Midwife: $93,447*
  • Occupational Therapist: $74,970
  • Physical Therapist: $74,970
  • Epidemiologist: $69,660
  • Health Policy Advisor: $77,000*
  • Public Health Educator: $52,160
  • Rehabilitation Counselor: $37,070
  • Social Worker: $44,410
  • Nursing Instructor: $67,810

Average salary: $78,562.31

*Statistical information outside of BLS.gov