Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $17.98 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,971 - $69,282
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$36K
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$69K
MEDIAN: $49,563
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$13.43 - $25.95
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$13
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$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,971 - $69,282  
   
Bonus
$387.83 - $9,967  
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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$30,385 - $64,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $25.95  
   
Overtime
$17.88 - $30.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$387.83 - $9,967  
   
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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$30,385 - $64,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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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.

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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 Skills for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Survey results show that Nursing Home Business Office Managers use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Accounting, Account Management, bill collections, and Medicaid & Medicare Billing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 10 percent and 14 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable, and Human Resources. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in 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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $39K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $47K. Nursing Home Business Office Managers bring in $50K after working for 10 to 20 years. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $52K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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