Long Term Care Administrator Salary

Long Term Care Administrators in the United States can expect wages of $66K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Long Term Care Administrators approaches anywhere from $35K on the lower end to $102K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $25K from bonuses. Female Long Term Care Administrators make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a little less than one-half have dental coverage, around one in five claim no health benefits at all. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,268 - $100,144
$40K
$66K
$100K
MEDIAN: $66,466
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90%

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$14.00 - $39.50
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,268 - $100,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$34,879 - $102,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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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$34,879 - $102,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Long Term Care Administrator

Long-term care administrators are responsible for overseeing and administering care for residents in a long-term care facility. These administrators are in charge of developing strategies that increase resident satisfaction by providing better options for care. These professionals manage all aspects of the facilities, which include receiving prospective residents and their families and providing all pertinent information. They communicate with external volunteers, community leaders, and company representatives.

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Long Term Care Administrator Tasks

  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Plan and direct the nursing program.
  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Long Term Care Administrator

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $61K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $66K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Long Term Care Administrators see a median salary of $71K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Long Term Care Administrators with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Key Stats for Long Term Care Administrator

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Long Term Care Administrator Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$64,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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