Long Term Care Administrator Salary

Earnings for Long Term Care Administrators in the United States come in at around $63K per year on average. Total cash earnings of Long Term Care Administrators range from $35K on the low end to $102K on the high end; the final amount includes bonuses that can sometimes (albeit rarely) exceed $25K. Women make up the vast majority of Long Term Care Administrators (83 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Just over a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,178 - $100,280
$40K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $62,565
10%
50%
90%

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$14.00 - $39.50
$17
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,178 - $100,280  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,832  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$34,664 - $102,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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$34,664 - $102,490  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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

Pay by Experience for a Long Term Care Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Long Term Care Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Long Term Care Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Long Term Care Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 11 salaries. A Long Term Care Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Long Term Care Administrator

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Long Term Care Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 23%