Average Nursing Home Administrator Salary

$90,119
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$5,955
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for a Nursing Home Administrator is $90,119.
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What Do Nursing Home Administrators Do?

Job Satisfaction for Nursing Home Administrator

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The top respondents for the job title Nursing Home Administrator are from the companies Genesis HealthCare, HCR ManorCare and Sava Senior Care. Reported salaries are highest at Genesis HealthCare where the average pay is $107,615. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include HCR ManorCare and Life Care Centers of America, earning around $99,990 and $99,066, respectively. Evangelical Good Samaritan Society pays the lowest at around $73,500. Medical Facilities of America, Inc. and Signature Healthcare, LLC also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $89,505 and $90,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Nursing Home Administrators?

Skills in Operations Management, Budget Management, People Management and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Nursing Home Administrators?

An entry-level Nursing Home Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,028 based on 92 salaries. An early career Nursing Home Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,574 based on 455 salaries. A mid-career Nursing Home Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,410 based on 221 salaries. An experienced Nursing Home Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,607 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $103,449.
Employees with Nursing Home Administrator in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 52.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (50.4% more) and Detroit, Michigan (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (14.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,229 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
37.0%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
18.4%