What does a Healthcare Analyst do?

Healthcare analysts compile, organize, analyze, and interpret data related to healthcare, including patient treatment and healthcare products. They conduct research, implement data organization and analysis systems, and prepare reports and other documentation. They identify trends and gather industry insights, which may include competitive intelligence. They work closely in conjunction with other teams to develop strategies for using this data to gain a competitive advantage, improve operations, or better serve clients.

Healthcare analysts typically have a bachelor’s degree and a background with roles involving the management and analysis of healthcare data. They must be proficient in the use of common data analysis tools and database platforms such as SQL Server and office programs like Excel. These roles require strong organizational and communication skills and problem-solving capabilities.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
1%
2 - 4
2%
5 - 7
1%
8+
96%

Common Skill Sets

Optimization
Microsoft EXCEL
Written Communication
SQL
SAS
Statistics
Development Methodology
Microsoft Office Suite

Healthcare Analyst Seniority Levels

Medical Coder
17% made the transition
Epic Analyst
9% made the transition
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Healthcare Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$73,488 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$54K
Median: $73K
$100K
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