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Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salary

Healthcare Business Office Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $48K per year. Total cash compensation for Healthcare Business Office Managers runs from $30K to $68K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $5K and profit sharing that can reach almost $8K. Geography and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women make up the vast majority of Healthcare Business Office Managers (90 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Work is enjoyable for Healthcare Business Office Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$31,417 - $69,339
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,134
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90%

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$12.69 - $26.44
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
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
$31,417 - $69,339  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,052  
Profit Sharing
$358.21 - $8,054  
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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$29,535 - $68,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 569
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
$12.69 - $26.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.46  
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 - $5,052  
   
Commission
$488.84 - $908  
Profit Sharing
$358.21 - $8,054  
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).
)
$29,535 - $68,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 355

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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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At the upper end, Healthcare Business Office Managers who move into a Practice Manager role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Practice Managers is a much higher $53K per year. A Business Office Manager or a Medical Office Business Manager is a typical transition from a Healthcare Business Office Manager role.

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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 Operations Management, Information Technology Support, Medicaid & Medicare Billing, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 8 percent and 17 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Payroll Administration, and Customer Relations. Most people who know Accounts Receivable also know 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 does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $40K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $43K. For Healthcare Business Office Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. As Healthcare Business Office Managers reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $51K.

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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
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Medical Coding
up arrow 7%


Human Resources
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Accounting
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Bookkeeping
up arrow 3%

Billing
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National Average
$44,000

Insurance
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Accounts Payable
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Claim Handling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 27%
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