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About the survey

Health Facilities Management, the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Association for the Healthcare Environment surveyed a random sample of 9,268 health facilities professionals to learn about trends in hospital compensation. The response rate was 11.3 percent, or 1,047 completed surveys.

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Analysis

Education and certification improve career prospects

In today’s complicated, competitive health care career field, education and certification are becoming critical not only to advancement, but also to better salaries. And while pay hikes may not be keeping pace with increasing responsibility levels, salaries for Health Facilities Management (HFM) readers are on the rise, according to a 2017 survey of management compensation conducted by HFM in cooperation with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Association for the Healthcare Environment.

Focus

Retirements spur action on succession planning

With the aging of the health care management workforce and influx of baby boomers who plan to retire, many hospitals are or will be facing succession issues in the near future. Nearly a third of respondents say they have the issue on their radar, and have a succession plan in place or under development. More