Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $16.68 per hour. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although about one in four lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the larger part get dental coverage, too. Work is enjoyable for Nursing Home Business Office Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$32,605 - $65,423
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$33K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,971
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$12.45 - $23.60
(Median)
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,605 - $65,423  
   
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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$28,685 - $60,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $23.60  
   
Overtime
$18.21 - $32.67  
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$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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$28,685 - $60,593  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 197
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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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Many Nursing Home Business Office Managers move into a Business Office Manager role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Business Office Managers on average bring in a similar salary to Nursing Home Business Office Managers.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Collections, Accounting, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Payroll Administration. It is often found that people who know Accounts Payable are also skilled in Human Resources. Those familiar with Accounts Receivable tend to be well versed in Collections, Accounting, and 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $36K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $41K. Nursing Home Business Office Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $48K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 26%
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