Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $46K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $30K to $63K per year. Career duration and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — about a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$33,956 - $66,488
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $46,190
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$13.01 - $24.33
(Median)
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,956 - $66,488  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
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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$29,687 - $62,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 184
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.01 - $24.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.38  
Overtime
$14.50 - $32.40  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
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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$29,687 - $62,952  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Job Description for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home

While elder care facilities deserve credit and respect for the services they offer, many of these facilities are either for-profit, or non-profit while needing to be run on a break-even basis. To manage these affairs, a nursing home of any size will typically employ a business office manager. This person is responsible for ensuring that the facility's bills are paid and remittances and other payments are received, as well as for the creation and ongoing management of the budget to ensure the home's financial health.

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Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Tasks

  • Analyze accounts and accounts receivable, including supervising resident trust funds.
  • Manage employees from training to counseling, including discussing benefit programs and how to handle confidential data.
  • Ensure proper billing and tracking of operating costs through management of office staff and policies.

Common Career Paths for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


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For Nursing Home Business Office Managers, career advancements do not tend to correlate with a rise in salary. On average, lower-level Nursing Home Business Office Managers earn similar salaries to those in higher-end positions like Business Office Manager.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


With a median salary of only $33K, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $27K to $50K isn't that wide, either.

Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Survey results suggest that Nursing Home Business Office Managers use a fairly large toolkit of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Accounting, Collections, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 8 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounts Payable and Payroll Administration. Most people familiar with Accounts Receivable also know Accounts Payable and Accounting.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home

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


For Nursing Home Business Office Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average beginner in this position makes around $38K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Nursing Home Business Office Managers make a median salary of $46K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $48K on average.

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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




Accounts Receivable
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National Average
$41,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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