Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salary

The majority of Healthcare Business Office Managers in the United States — slightly more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $30K to $73K per year, and the median is $55K annually. In the world of Healthcare Business Office Managers, overall income ranges from $30K near the bottom to $73K at the top; this can include more than $10K from bonuses and more than $14K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Healthcare Business Office Managers are female. Most Healthcare Business Office Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,270 - $72,785
$34K
$55K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,361
10%
50%
90%

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$13.24 - $30.08
$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.44
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,270 - $72,785  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,857  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,906  
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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$29,793 - $72,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.24 - $30.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.85 - $44.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,857  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,906  
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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$29,793 - $72,543  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


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For Healthcare Business Office Managers, progressing to a Practice Administrator role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Practice Administrator can earn $68K annually. Healthcare Business Office Managers most often advance into Business Office Manager and Nursing Home Business Office Manager positions even though the median salaries are $6K lower and $8K lower, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


Healthcare Business Office Managers seem to exploit a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Office Management, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Claim Handling are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 29 percent, 17 percent, and 4 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Coding, Bookkeeping, and Customer Relations. Most people skilled in Accounts Receivable are similarly competent 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.


For many Healthcare Business Office Managers, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $41K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $52K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Healthcare Business Office Managers make a median salary of $56K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Healthcare Business Office Managers with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $60K.

Business Office Manager, Healthcare Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Business Office Manager, Healthcare

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries

▲23%

▲15%

▲8%

National Average
$48,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries

Office Management
▲29%





National Average
$48,000

▼8%


▼8%



▼11%



▼17%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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