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Business Office Manager

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

A Business Office Manager manages the day-to-day administrative tasks required to keep a business office running smoothly. Responsible for paperwork, processing invoices, maintaining databases, collecting expense data, recruiting and training employees, and stocking office with supplies.

Job Outlook

There were 309 Business Office Manager job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 8852 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Office Manager industry, which includes the Business Office Manager career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2015:

Salary

Many new Business Office Manager jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $63,166.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $62,339.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Business Office Manager postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $56,805.

Education and Experience

Posted Business Office Manager jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree28.25%
Bachelor's Degree27.76%
Master's Degree1.41%
Doctoral Degree0.21%
Other30.86%

Posted Business Office Manager jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years55.34%
3 to 5 years43.73%
6 to 8 years0.54%
9+ years0.38%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Business Office Manager positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Collections (43.47%)
  • Communication (31.01%)
  • Operations (24.79%)
  • Management (24.73%)
  • Customer Service (18.02%)
  • Detail Oriented (15.27%)
  • Leadership (14.27%)
  • Microsoft Office (12.95%)
  • Organizational Skills (11.49%)
  • English Language (10.47%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Office Management (97.8%)
  • Billing (55.53%)
  • Accounts Receivable (49.13%)
  • Medicaid (32.94%)
  • Accounting (49.32%)
  • Accounts Payable (36.76%)
  • Medicare (27.77%)
  • Bookkeeping (20.57%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Deposit Accounts (18.38%)
  • Invoicing (17.69%)
  • Managed Care (7.61%)
  • Long-Term Care (17.86%)
  • Accounting Software (8.23%)
  • Auditing (10.49%)
  • Nursing (9.5%)
  • Financial Statements (13.33%)
  • Administrative Support (4.94%)
  • Month-End Closing (10.72%)
  • Cash Receipts (8.54%)
  • Finance (10.8%)
  • Office Administration (1.41%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed.

  • Office Management (100%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Business Office Manager skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Assistant Business Office Manager
  • Regional Business Office Manager
  • Long Term Care Registered Nurse
  • Business Officer
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Nurse Practitioner
  • Assisted Living Manager
  • Business Office Director
  • Sales and Business Operations Manager
  • Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Business Office Manager jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Genesis HealthCare (138)
  • Brookdale Senior Living (99)
  • Life Care Centers of America (85)
  • United Surgical Partners International (80)
  • Watermark Retirement Communities (73)
  • Signature Healthcare (65)
  • Petersen Health Care (54)
  • Five Star Senior Living (51)
  • ProMedica (50)
  • Amedisys (47)

North Carolina

  • Liberty Health (9)
  • PruittHealth (9)
  • Five Star Senior Living (8)
  • Consulate Health Care (6)
  • RHA Health Services (6)
  • Brookdale Senior Living (5)
  • Spring Arbor (5)
  • Teams Nyc (4)
  • Liberty Healthcare (4)
  • Assisted Living Facility (4)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!