As hospitals merge into larger and larger entities, compensation for hospital CEOs and executives is soaring. From 2005 to 2015, the average major nonprofit medical center. CEO compensation rose by 93 percent, while the average health care worker wage rose 8 percent.
The Growing Executive-Physician Wage Gap in Major US Nonprofit Hospitals and Burden of Nonclinical Workers on the US Healthcare System
Nonprofit Hospital Executive and Physician Participants We collected hospital executive wages from four sources of publicly available data: (1) Form 990 data from GuideStar ( https://www.guidestar.org), (2) Form 990 data from Nonprofit Explorer by ProPublica ( https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits), (3) Compensation at the University of California ( https://ucannualwage.ucop.edu/wage), (4) Compensation at the University of Michigan ( https://hr.umich.edu/working-u-m/management-administration/records-management-data-services/hr-data-reports).