Business Office Manager, Nursing Home Salary

Nursing Home Business Office Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $45K per year. Career length and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Nursing Home Business Office Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$33,090 - $65,594

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$12.48 - $23.83

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$33,090 - $65,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,091  
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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$28,882 - $61,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $23.83  
   
Overtime
$17.98 - $32.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,091  
   
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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$28,882 - $61,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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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 Employer Salaries for Business Office Manager, Nursing Home


Offering only $32K on average, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. seems to pay the least. Moreover, the pay scale seems pretty narrow there; employees make $27K on the lower end and $51K on the higher end.

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, Collections, Accounting, and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 9 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Payroll Administration. Those proficient in Accounts Payable are, more often than not, also skilled in Human Resources. People who know Accounts Receivable usually also know 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.


For Nursing Home Business Office Managers, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $37K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $41K. For Nursing Home Business Office Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $43K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $48K.

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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




Accounts Receivable
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Human Resources
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National Average
$41,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
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: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 27%
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