Nursing Home Administrator Salary

The average pay for a Nursing Home Administrator is $85,470 per year. A skill in Medicaid & Medicare Regulation is associated with high pay for this job.
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$57,841 - $120,123
$58K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $86,729
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$13.75 - $57.29
$14
$29
$57
MEDIAN: $29.22
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$0$124K
Salary $57,841 - $120,123
Bonus $0.00 - $19,737
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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$54,767 - $124,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 771
Hourly Data $0$57
Hourly Rate $13.75 - $57.29
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$124K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,737
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,848
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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$54,767 - $124,617
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Nursing Home Administrator

A nursing home administrator's main function is the management of the residents in a nursing home. They oversee development and implementation of the facility management system, as well as supervise and coordinate the work of all departments. Typically a nursing home administrator provides oversight of the facility's quality assurance process; to do this, they must have good working knowledge of relevant local, federal, and state laws.

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Nursing Home 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 Nursing Home Administrator

Pay by Experience for a Nursing Home Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Nursing Home Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 419 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nursing Home Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 202 salaries. An experienced Nursing Home Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 248 salaries. A Nursing Home Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 174 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,551

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Nursing Home Administrator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nursing Home Administrator?

Nursing Home Administrator in Kansas City:
"Challenging, rewarding, people skills required."
Pros: Satisfaction of trying to make a difference in hurting people's lives; helping people get "better", being there as a proverbial shoulder to cry on; working with well trained professionals to provide the needed health care to those with support and/or treatment needs.
Cons: Stress, long hours, cleaning up other's messes, firing an employee, organizing lots of staff to reach a strategic goal, problem solving without the result hoped for.

Nursing Home Administrator in Eugene:
Pros: The residents, employees, and families I come in contact with.
Cons: The stress that can cause insomnia.

Nursing Home Administrator in Indianapolis:
"Rewarding stressful."
Pros: Interaction with residents.
Cons: My direct supervisor.

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Key Stats for Nursing Home Administrator

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Nursing Home Administrator Salaries

▲15%

▲9%

▲4%

National Average
$88,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Nursing Home Administrator Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Regulation
▲14%

Regulatory Compliance
▲6%




Team Leadership
▲1%

registered nurse
▼0%

National Average
$88,000

Administration
▼2%

Leadership
▼11%

Human Resources
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 18%
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