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Care Home Manager Salary

Care Home Managers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $34K per year. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under a half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by over one-half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than a third. Female Care Home Managers far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,683 - $51,009
(Median)
$24K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,703
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50%
90%

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$8.89 - $19.92
(Median)
$8
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,683 - $51,009  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
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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$21,072 - $47,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.89 - $19.92  
   
Overtime
$11.92 - $29.81  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
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).
)
$21,072 - $47,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 54

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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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $30K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $35K. For Care Home Managers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $32K. Care Home Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $33K.

Care Home Manager Advice

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

Mid-Career
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Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
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National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 46%