Research compensation and benefits options within the healthcare industry




For this Assignment, you will need to conduct an interview with a compensation specialist in any health care setting. Give a brief description of the health care setting and the person you interviewed for this Assignment.  During the interview utilize at a minimum the questions below. Provide additional substantive information related to the topic. You will summarize your results in a written report (4–5 pages in length not including the Cover Page and Bibliography, APA formatted, Cover Page, and Bibliography).




You may also interview managers that do not have a compensation specialist in their health care setting. Questions to include:

·      How do you determine wages and salary levels for your employees?

·      How do you ensure that the pay you offer is adequate to attract the types of employees you need?

·      How do you ensure that pay is perceived as fair?

·      Do job applicants or employees ever negotiate for pay?

·      How do you handle the negotiation process?

·      Do you ever pay hiring bonuses?

·      Have you ever thought of changing pay systems? Why?

·      Do you offer any incentives to your employees?

·      What are they and how do they work?


Identify a position you would be interested within your career goal. Locate the salary information for this position and contrast it within a geographic location or within various healthcare settings. You may contact professional associations, check out websites, review employment ads, or call compensation specialists at companies that hire health care staff.


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