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Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Most Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $16.78 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. While one in four report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Nursing Home Business Office Managers is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
$31,109 - $62,454
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,109 - $62,454  
   
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$0.00 - $3,480  
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$28,973 - $57,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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$12.40 - $23.48  
   
Overtime
$16.29 - $32.85  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$0.00 - $3,480  
   
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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$28,973 - $57,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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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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Nursing Home Business Office Managers who go on to become Business Office Managers may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Business Office Manager, an upper-level role, pays $41K.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Survey results suggest that Nursing Home Business Office Managers put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Accounting, Collections, and Human Resources are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 5 percent and 10 percent. Those proficient in Accounts Receivable are, more often than not, also skilled in Collections, Human Resources, and Accounting. Most people skilled in Accounts Payable are similarly competent 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.


Nursing Home Business Office Managers with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $36K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $40K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. Nursing Home Business Office Managers who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $46K.

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Experience Affects Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 25%