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Salaries for

Nursing Home Administrator

Virginia Median
$71,000
National Median
$75,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

Nursing Home Administrator

Nursing home administrators oversee the staff members, patient care, budgets, and facilities for a nursing home.

A typical day in the life of a nursing home administrator might include:

  • Managing patient admissions and establishing standards for patient care
  • Preparing budgets that encompass staff, patients, and facilities
  • Keeping and administering facility records, including information about patients, treatments, and inventories
  • Representing the nursing home facility for partners, investors, and the board of directors.

Salaries for

Nursing Home Administrator

Virginia Median
$71,000
National Median
$75,000
Median Income is the exact middle income earned by someone in a job or career field.

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Top Pay by Location

These cities have the highest paying median for Nursing Home Administrator
Los Angeles, CA
$100,000
New York, NY
$90,000
Philadelphia, PA
$86,000
Houston, TX
$80,000
Indianapolis, IN
$76,000
Chicago, IL
$76,000
Atlanta, GA
$74,000
San Antonio, TX
$71,000
Salary information is calculated from job seeker profiles and job postings. Both hourly and yearly wages could be reported.

A typical day in the life of a nursing home administrator might include:

  • Managing patient admissions and establishing standards for patient care
  • Preparing budgets that encompass staff, patients, and facilities
  • Keeping and administering facility records, including information about patients, treatments, and inventories
  • Representing the nursing home facility for partners, investors, and the board of directors.

Insider Tips

The typical average pay for a nursing home administrator is $75,000 per year. Experience and responsibility level both affect the earning potential for nursing home administrators. As the health care industry continues to evolve rapidly and as the demand for informatics rises, professionals with experience in health information technology may have the potential to earn more and land higher-paying jobs.