Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salary

Women account for the majority of Healthcare Business Office Managers in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $48K annually. Total cash compensation for Healthcare Business Office Managers runs from $30K to $69K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction for Healthcare Business Office Managers is high. Close to one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well.

$31,576 - $69,590
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$70K
MEDIAN: $48,131
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90%

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$12.78 - $26.64
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,576 - $69,590  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,013  
Profit Sharing
$356.65 - $8,109  
Commission
$488.84 - $908  
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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$29,754 - $68,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 538
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $26.64  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.63  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,013  
   
Commission
$488.84 - $908  
Profit Sharing
$356.65 - $8,109  
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).
)
$29,754 - $68,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 326
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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.

Common Career Paths for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


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Healthcare Business Office Managers who become Practice Managers position may earn slightly higher salaries. The median income for that position is $53K per year. Becoming a Business Office Manager or a Medical Office Business Manager is a common transition from a Healthcare Business Office Manager role.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. 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 8 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Payroll Administration, Customer Relations, and Microsoft Office. 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.


For Healthcare Business Office Managers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $41K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $43K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Healthcare Business Office Managers make a median salary of $48K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $51K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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
$44,000



Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries

Information Technology (IT) Support
up arrow 17%



Medical Coding
up arrow 5%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Accounting
up arrow 3%

Human Resources
up arrow 2%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Billing
0%

National Average
$44,000

Insurance
up arrow 3%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 3%

Claim Handling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 150 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 26%
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