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Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Most Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $16.69 per hour. The company and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not claimed by all — around one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Most Nursing Home Business Office Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,400 - $64,906
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,718
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$12.43 - $23.42
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,400 - $64,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,667  
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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$28,533 - $59,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.43 - $23.42  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $33.04  
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 - $3,667  
   
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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$28,533 - $59,741  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204

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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.

Common Career Paths for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


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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. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, also skilled in Human Resources. The majority of those who know Accounts Receivable also know Collections, Human Resources, 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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $36K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $41K. Nursing Home Business Office Managers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $47K, 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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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 26%
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