How much does a Nursing Home Administrator make in the United States? The average Nursing Home Administrator salary in the United States is $127,688 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $113,545 and $142,090. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Nursing Home Administrator Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Nursing Home Administrator Salary $100,669 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Nursing Home Administrator Salary $113,545 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Nursing Home Administrator Salary $127,688 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Nursing Home Administrator Salary $142,090 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Nursing Home Administrator Salary $155,203 US September 25, 2023
25% $113,545 10% $100,669 90% $155,203 75% $142,090 $127,688 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Nursing Home Administrator

Nursing Home Administrator oversees all activities of a nursing home in accordance with established policies and federal and state guidelines. Develops strategic plans for profitability and is accountable for all operations and programs. Being a Nursing Home Administrator administers, directs and coordinates the business. Recommends and leads changes to improve the nursing home. Additionally, Nursing Home Administrator may require an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. May require a state administrator license. The Nursing Home Administrator manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Nursing Home Administrator typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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