$87,712
Avg. Salary
$30.36
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$5,134

Bonus

$800

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Nursing Home Administrator is $30.36 per hour.

The average pay for a Nursing Home Administrator is $87,712 per year.

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$15.01
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$52.34
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MEDIAN $30.36
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$59k
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$88k
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$124k
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MEDIAN $87,712
$58,838 - $123,511
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MEDIAN: $87,712
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$0$127K
Salary $58,838 - $123,511
Bonus $0.00 - $19,824
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,175
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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$56,208 - $127,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,410
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $15.01 - $52.34
Overtime $15.21 - $44.63
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $0.00 - $19,824
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $5,175
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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$56,208 - $127,572
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

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 Pay By Employer

$0$158K

HCR ManorCare
14 profiles
$99,985

$107,399

$99,820

Common Career Paths for Nursing Home Administrator


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Although many Nursing Home Administrators transition into Executive Director roles, the latter job seems to pay slightly less with an average reported annual income of $74K.

Nursing Home Administrator Job Listings

Popular Skills for Nursing Home Administrator


Nursing Home Administrators report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Medicaid & Medicare Regulation, Regulatory Compliance, Budget Management, and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Human Resources and Leadership. The majority of those who know Budget Management also know People Management and Human Resources.

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: $88,608

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 Lorain:
"Troubling."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: Lack of skilled support

Nursing Home Administrator in Clare:
"I wish I knew that other Administrators get paid much more s."
Always negotiate when it comes to pay.

Nursing Home Administrator in Austin:
"Ridiculous."
Pros: Austing food and music is great. There is shopping.
Cons: Austin has too much traffic and is hard to get places.

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.

Nursing Home Administrator in Washington:
"•Describe what people can do to excel at this job."
Educate your staff on policies and job function.

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Key Stats for Nursing Home Administrator

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Nursing Home Administrator Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$89,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Nursing Home Administrator Salaries

Medicaid & Medicare Regulation
▲13%

Regulatory Compliance
▲5%




National Average
$89,000

registered nurse
▼1%

Team Leadership
▼1%

Administration
▼3%

Leadership
▼12%

Human Resources
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 201 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 20%