Health Care Consultants

Health care consultants provide expertise and advice on a wide range of health care issues such as practice management, insurance, staffing, Information Technology, finance, marketing, law, billing, and compliance with local, state, and federal laws such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Approximately 12,000 management analysts were employed in health care industries in 2013.


Quick Facts
Duties Provide expertise and advice on a wide range of health care issues such as practice management, information tTechnology, and regulatory compliance
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are especially strong in large cities such as New York, Boston, and Chicago
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Health
  • Speech
Experience Internship; previous health care experience
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Organizational
  • Research
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Helpful
  • Problem-Solving
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Partner, or Self-Employed, or Health Care Executive
  • Health Care Consultant
  • Associate

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