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Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

The larger portion of Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $16.69 per hour. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to one-fourth lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Nursing Home Business Office Managers is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,220 - $64,700
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$65K
MEDIAN: $44,655
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90%

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$12.37 - $22.98
(Median)
$12
$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,220 - $64,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,592  
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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$28,553 - $59,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $22.98  
   
Overtime
$17.87 - $32.79  
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.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,592  
   
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).
)
$28,553 - $59,489  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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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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Nursing Home Business Office Managers' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Business Office Manager. Median pay for Business Office Managers is $42K.

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Popular Skills for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Survey results imply that Nursing Home Business Office Managers put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Billing, Accounting, Collections, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 7 percent and 10 percent. A tool kit that includes Accounts Receivable also typically contains Collections, Human Resources, and Accounting. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, also skilled 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.


For Nursing Home Business Office Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $36K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $41K. On average, Nursing Home Business Office Managers make $43K following one to two decades on the job. 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
$40,000


Skills That Affect Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salaries




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$40,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 25%