Healthcare Compensation Surveys

National Healthcare Leadership Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

February 8, 2018 — July 13, 2018

Publication Release:

August 31, 2018

Participation Closed

Collection of exclusive compensation data, including:


  • Comprehensive data on total compensation, including: salaries, salary structures, bonus plans, benefit plans, budgeted increases, perquisites, and severance

  • Our 2017 Leadership survey featured data from over 34,000 incumbents

  • Data reported by revenue size and region

  • Participants in our 2017 Leadership Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey with their previously submitted data

  • Bundle the National Healthcare Leadership and Staff Surveys to save

  • Specialized data cuts available for participants, including: critical access hospitals, regional peer groups, and more

National Healthcare Staff Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

January 11, 2018 — May 25, 2018

Publication Release:

June 29, 2018

Participation Closed

Find unique insights, featuring:


  • Our 2017 survey featured data from nearly 1.5 million incumbents reported by over 1,550 organizations

  • Special section on best practices and issues in staff compensation

  • Data reported nationally and by region

  • More than 340 benchmark positions

  • Participants in our 2017 Staff Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey containing their previously submitted data

  • Specialized data cuts available for participants, including: critical access hospitals, regional peer groups, state cuts, and more

  • Bundle the National Healthcare Leadership and Staff Surveys to save

National Nursing Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

January 18, 2018 — April 20, 2018

Publication Release:

May 18, 2018

Participation Closed

Explore exclusive data, such as:


  • An exhaustive list of nursing benchmark positions, from the top level executive to the staff RN

  • Comprehensive data on special pay practices including: call pay practices, shift differentials, certification pay, career ladders, incentives, etc.

  • Leadership level data reported by organization size. Staff level data reported nationally and by region

  • Special report for Magnet-designated organizations

  • Participants in our 2017 Nursing Survey will be able to download a pre-populated survey containing their previously submitted data

  • Specialized data cuts available for participants, including: regional peer groups, groups, state cuts, and more

National Healthcare Information Technology Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

January 25, 2018 — June 8, 2018

Publication Release:

July 27, 2018

Participation Closed

Staff level data is reported nationally, by region, and by experience level while leadership data is reported by organization size. Includes staff, manager, and executive positions in the following departments:


  • Applications/Software

  • Business Intelligence

  • Data Scientists

  • Electronic Health Record (EPIC, Cerner, etc.)

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Information Security

  • General Information Technology

  • Medical Security

  • Medical Systems

  • Network/Infrastructure

  • Web Applications/Web Development

Advanced Practice Clinician Survey

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Participate in Survey:

July 12, 2018 — September 21, 2018

Publication Release:

December 14, 2018

Gain real-world perspective:


  • Positions by specialty, and hospital-vs-clinic positions

  • Data reported nationally and by region

  • Comprehensive data on:

    • Pay practices (call pay, shift differentials, certification pay, etc.)

    • Incentive practices

    • Hiring practices

    • Workforce trends

    • Employer-sponsored career and educational advancement programs

    • Differential or "Add-On" payments

    • Individual productivity compensation

    • PRN Rates

National Cancer Centers Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

February 22, 2018 — June 15, 2018

Publication Release:

July 13, 2018

Participation Closed

In its third year, you'll find:


  • Separate cuts for NCI designated cancer centers and research laboratories

  • More than 40 leadership benchmark positions

  • Includes data for non-NCI designated cancer centers

  • Salaries, as well as, short- and long-term incentive awards and opportunities

  • Survey results free to participants

Children's Hospitals Executive Compensation Survey

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Participate in Survey:

March 1, 2018 — July 13, 2018

Publication Release:

August 17, 2018

Participation Closed

Participants Only

  • Participation includes over 40 of the nation's premier, independent, and subsidiary children's hospitals

    • Features data represented separately for over 30 organizations that are a children's hospital within a hospital facility

  • More than 60 executive and director level positions surveyed

  • Comprehensive data on:

    • Salaries

    • Salary increases

    • Incentive opportunities

    • Incentive awards

Medical Director and Physician Executive Survey

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Participate in Survey:

June 4, 2018 — August 3, 2018

Publication Release:

November 2018

  • Input from more than 3,800 individual medical directors and more than 550 individual physician executives

  • 2017 survey contained data on more than 100 medical director positions and 20 physician executive positions

  • Information also provided on medical director contract administration and the methodologies used to determine compensation

Physician Compensation and Production Survey

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Participate in Survey:

January 4, 2018 — May 25, 2018

Publication Release:

September 2018

Participation Closed

  • Data on more than 125 physician specialties found in the market

  • Comprehensive source for physician compensation data

  • Data reported nationally and regionally

  • Data on total cash compensation, including pay practices (e.g., call pay, production and quality incentives, medical director and administrative pay), compensation philosophy, and governance practices

  • New this year: Regional Data & Specialty Scatter Graphs

National Staff through Executive Benefits Survey

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Participate in Survey:

February 1, 2018 — July 20, 2018

Publication Release:

September 28, 2018

  • Includes comprehensive data on:

    • Qualified and non-qualified retirement benefits

    • Health, life, and disability benefit

    • Paid time-off, vacation, and holidays

    • Perquisites and business expenses

    • Employment agreements, retention plans, and severance

  • Backed by over three decades of experience in design and review of benefit plans

Urgent Care Survey

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Participate in Survey:

November 3, 2016— March 10, 2017

Publication Release:

June 9, 2017

Participation Closed

  • Insights into compensation and incentive payments most commonly used by urgent care practices

  • Includes data for both physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)

  • Includes organizations with a variation in ownership models and practice sizes

  • Detailed look at incentive metrics in a variety of areas including productivity, operational/efficiency, quality, and patient satisfaction

  • A review of shift differentials: Who is using them? When? And at what rates?

Physician Call Pay Survey

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Participate in Survey:

December 8, 2017— February 23, 2018

Publication Release:

March 2018

Participation Closed

  • 2016-2017 survey reported 39 specialties

  • Data collected from more than 1,650 individual call pay arrangements from around the country

  • The most robust source of unrestricted call coverage data available in the industry

  • 2016-2017 Survey Results free to participants