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Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salary

For Healthcare Business Office Managers, yearly average wages total $47K annually. In the world of Healthcare Business Office Managers, total cash compensation can vary between $29K and $67K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $5K and $7K, respectively. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although roughly one in four lack health benefits of any kind, the larger part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 89 percent of Healthcare Business Office Managers are female.
$31,671 - $68,812
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MEDIAN: $47,130
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$12.49 - $25.57
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,671 - $68,812  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,146  
Profit Sharing
$362.29 - $7,102  
Commission
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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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$29,356 - $66,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 696
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $25.57  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $33.59  
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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,146  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$362.29 - $7,102  
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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$29,356 - $66,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 436
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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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As Healthcare Business Office Managers transition into upper-level roles, like Medical Office Business Managers, they often do not see a change in salary. Medical Office Business Managers earn the same amount as Healthcare Business Office Managers on average. Healthcare Business Office Managers most often move into Business Office Manager or Nursing Home Business Office Manager roles. However, the former pays $2K less on average, and the latter pays $4K less.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Healthcare


Healthcare Business Office Managers report using a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, facility with Operations Management, Information Technology (IT) Support, and Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 20 percent, 17 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office and Customer Relations. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in Medicaid & Medicare Billing and Operations Management.

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. The average inexperienced worker earns $40K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $42K. Healthcare Business Office Managers see a median salary of $47K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $50K.

Business Office Manager, Healthcare Reviews

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
$43,000



Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Healthcare Salaries


Information Technology (IT) Support
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Medical Coding
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Insurance
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Bookkeeping
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Billing
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Accounts Payable
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National Average
$43,000

Claim Handling
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Payroll Administration
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Customer Relations
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%