2020 Executive Compensation & Benefits Survey for Rural & Critical Access Hospitals

Survey Status:

Survey Open: January 28, 2020 – May 15, 2020
Results Posted: August 10, 2020

Yaffe & Company’s 2020 Executive Compensation Survey for Rural Healthcare/Critical Access Hospitals is now closed.

The survey, supported through our partnership with the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), includes cash compensation and benefit information for the top 10 executive positions across the country.

Participants will receive valuable, up-to-date market data essential to making informed executive compensation decisions.

     – Evaluate industry standards at both the regional and national levels,

     – Assess their own compensation plans, and

     – Budget and plan for annual pay increases and/or hiring successors for executive


Data is broken down by geography, net patient revenue, FTEs, and bed count. An executive summary will also be included with current trends. Data within the report include:

     – Base Salary

     – Total Compensation

     – Variable Pay

     – Benefits & Perquisites

     – Contracts

     – Retirement Programs

Organizations that completed the survey by the May 15, 2020 deadline will receive a free copy of the final report.

If you did not participate this year and would like to purchase a copy of the final report, please contact Brittney Frazier at