Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Women comprise the majority of Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $16.75 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and approximately one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Nursing Home Business Office Managers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,918 - $65,452
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$33K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,907
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$12.46 - $23.64
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,918 - $65,452  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,074  
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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$28,794 - $60,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.46 - $23.64  
   
Overtime
$18.21 - $32.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,074  
   
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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$28,794 - $60,645  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 196
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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


Nursing Home Business Office Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Collections, Accounting, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 10 percent. The majority of those who know Accounts Receivable also know Collections, Accounting, and Human Resources. Those educated in Accounts Payable tend to be well versed in Human Resources.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home

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. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $37K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $48K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




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$41,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 27%
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