Long Term Care Administrators in the United States take home an average $62K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $36K to $100K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and half collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$40,067 - $99,741
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$62K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,484
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National Salary Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$35,597 - $100,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Hourly Rate
$16.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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Profit Sharing
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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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$35,597 - $100,410  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • Maintain relationships with patients and families.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Directs the clinical and administrative staff in quality and consistent patient care.
  • Oversee staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional boarding home standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $60K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $73K. For Long Term Care Administrators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $70K.

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Experience Affects Long Term Care Administrator Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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