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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 to Healthcare Business Office Managers bottoms out near $29K and approaches $67K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $8K from profit sharing. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Just under one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,712 - $69,254
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$69K
MEDIAN: $47,974
10%
50%
90%

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$12.67 - $25.91
(Median)
$13
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
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
$31,712 - $69,254  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,088  
Profit Sharing
$356.65 - $8,109  
Commission
$491.32 - $950  
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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$29,455 - $67,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 601
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
$12.67 - $25.91  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $33.72  
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 - $5,088  
   
Commission
$491.32 - $950  
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).
)
$29,455 - $67,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 385

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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 transition into a Practice Manager role may receive large pay increases as the latter position pays an average $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 participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Microsoft Office, Payroll Administration, and Customer Relations. Those educated in Accounts Receivable tend to be well versed 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.


Healthcare Business Office Managers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $40K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $42K on average. Healthcare Business Office Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $48K. Healthcare Business Office Managers who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $50K on average.

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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 8%



Human Resources
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Bookkeeping
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Billing
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Insurance
0%

National Average
$44,000

Accounts Payable
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Claim Handling
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Customer Relations
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 181 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%