What's New in 2023?


  • Expanded organization-wide performance measures questionnaire responses to reflect market trends
  • New field collected at the incumbent level for certification
  • Job list expanded to include 17 new jobs within the following job families: financial services, foundation and fund development, health insurance or managed care, human resources, provider services and relations and service line

Benchmarking Data for Health Care Organizations

As the health care industry undergoes unprecedented transformation, the role of the reform-era executive is now more complex and demanding than ever. Developing competitive compensation programs that attract, motivate and retain key executive talent is critical and remains a top priority for health care organizations nationwide. After more than 30 years, this survey continues to provide critical benchmarking data on executive compensation trends and pay practices and is the largest of its kind for health care organizations nationwide.


Enhanced Report Delivery

  • The compensation and pay practices benchmarks are delivered via SullivanCotter’s web-based Benchmarks360™ product suite — providing users with self-serve analytics dashboards for their unique reporting needs

Learn About Our Full Survey Suite

Gaining access to the right data is paramount. SullivanCotter’s proprietary survey data provides the intelligence and insights you’ll need to confidently navigate the compensation journey and make highly-informed decisions.

Survey Highlights

  • Data from over 3,000 organizations representing more than 42,300 executives and managers
  • Base salary, total cash compensation and total direct compensation
  • Annual and long-term incentive plan design, including performance measures, eligibility and target and maximum opportunity awards paid
  • National compensation data reported by organization type and size
  • Compensation data reported by region and subregion for hospitals
  • Featured in Modern Healthcare’s annual executive compensation issue

2023 Health Care Management and Executive Compensation Survey


2023 Survey Participation Is Open

Contribute to Gain Participation Privileges

Your participation ensures that your data are part of this valuable resource, providing you with robust, comprehensive information used by organizations across all market segments. In addition, participants receive exclusive, discounted pricing on valuable data and reports and early access to survey results.

Participation in our surveys is made easy through our online data collection tool

Non-health care organizations are welcome to participate in the survey on their client’s behalf; however, they are not eligible to purchase the report at the participant rate. Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing.

Survey Samples

Reduced Pricing for Participants:


  • 2023 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2023 Early Submission Discount: $200 off participant price
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,900
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing

Key Dates:

Participation opens: January 3, 2023
Deadline for early submission discount: March 1, 2023
Deadline for participation: March 24, 2023
Benchmarks publication: July 2023
Current status: Open for participation


Questions?

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact our Survey Team by phone at 888.739.7039 or by email at surveys@sullivancotter.com.

Order the 2022 Health Care Management and Executive Compensation Survey

2022 Survey Costs:


  • 2022 Survey Participants: $975
  • 2022 Early Submission Discount: $200 off participant price
  • Health Care Nonparticipants (organizations directly involved in the delivery of care): $3,900
  • Non-Health Care Organizations: Please call 888.739.7039 or email surveys@sullivancotter.com for pricing
  • For more information or to request a custom report, please contact us for details.

Key Dates:

Survey data effective: January 1, 2022.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact our Survey Team by phone at 888.739.7039 or by email at surveys@sullivancotter.com.

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