Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Business Office Managers in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and over one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $49K per year, but may range from $30K to $70K per year. In the world of Healthcare Business Office Managers, overall income ranges from $30K near the bottom to $70K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,385 - $71,044
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,746
10%
50%
90%

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$12.87 - $27.93
(Median)
$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,385 - $71,044  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
Profit Sharing
$1.00 - $10,000  
Commission
$491.32  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,187 - $70,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 442
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.87 - $27.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$0.00 - $32.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,022  
   
Commission
$491.32  
Profit Sharing
$1.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,187 - $70,276  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 248
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Job Description for Business Office Manager, Healthcare

Healthcare business office managers hold a mid-level management position that involves overseeing the employees at a particular office. Their main responsibilities can vary widely, but may include anything from maintaining the office by organizing operations and implementing procedures to updating websites. The typical workday for a healthcare business office manager involves managing office employees, providing guidance, direction, and discipline as needed. These managers typically work during regular business hours, but overtime and alternative hours may be needed depending on the needs of the business; certain organizations may require healthcare business office managers to be on-call in case of emergency.

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Business Office Manager, Healthcare Tasks

  • Oversee and evaluate work activities of business office staff.
  • Maintain patient accounts, billing and receivables, census information, and invoicing.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state, and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Manage fiscal operations, including accounting, planning budgets, and financial reporting.
  • Manage the selection, training, and development of business office staff.

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At the upper end, Healthcare Business Office Managers who move into a Practice Administrator role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Practice Administrators is a much higher $67K per year. Healthcare Business Office Managers most frequently become Business Office Managers and Nursing Home Business Office Managers even though median compensation is $4K lower and $6K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


Healthcare Business Office Managers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Information Technology Support, Operations Management, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 12 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Payroll Administration, and Customer Relations. Those educated in Accounts Receivable tend to be well versed in Medicaid & Medicare Billing.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Office Manager, Healthcare

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Healthcare Business Office Managers — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $42K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $45K. Healthcare Business Office Managers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. Healthcare Business Office Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $51K on average.

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What is it like working as a Business Office Manager, Healthcare?

Business Office Manager, Healthcare in Bedford:
"Business Office Director."
Pros: Managable workload, low stress and I love the people I work with.
Cons: Not very challenging. The job is repetitive and sometimes boring.

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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries



National Average
$46,000



Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries


Information Technology (IT) Support
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Medical Coding
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Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$46,000

Billing
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Accounting
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Human Resources
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Claim Handling
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Insurance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 115 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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