Care Home Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $35K per year. The greater part of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, about a third report medical coverage and roughly one in four claim dental coverage as well. Though the majority of Care Home Managers do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 83 percent of Care Home Managers are female. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,838 - $53,638
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$54K
MEDIAN: $34,899
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,838 - $53,638  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
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$22,946 - $47,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $19.59  
   
Overtime
$15.12 - $27.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,479  
   
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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$22,946 - $47,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Care Home Manager

A care home manager is the person responsible for a residential nursing or permanent care facility. This manager works to ensure that all residents are cared-for properly, all personnel within the facility are properly trained and able to handle their responsibilities, and that all systems - from utilities to food service - are handled properly and expeditiously.

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Care Home Manager Tasks

  • Ensure home care programs run effectively and efficiently.
  • Supervise staff and give direction on quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee day-to-day operational and homecare activities.
  • Develop, maintain and implement home care programs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Care Home Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $31K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $29K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $32K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $50K.

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What is it like working as a Care Home Manager?

Care Home Manager in Grants Pass:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Ensuring the quality of life for dementia residents is very rewarding. It can be extremely challenging with behavior and health concerns. Having a small group setting, makes it personal in knowing each individual resident. It feels more like an extension of family than larger facilities.
Cons: Long hours, curfew, lack of reliable employees, wages seem below average.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Care Home Manager in Leicester:
"Legislation."
Care home managers need to be aware, that as time goes on the role will grow due to increased legislation. The job embarked upon will be reflected in the salary but no account is taken of the fact that your workload could treble over time, as there becomes more and more standards to comply with and the increased workload this will bring.

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Experience Affects Care Home Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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