Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $25.96 per hour, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses ($19.27), LPN Charge Nurses (about $18.00), and Administrative Assistants (approximately $12.85). Brookdale Senior Living Inc. hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Servers (around $8.12 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.96 per hour) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $19.00), Charlotte, N.C. ($17.75), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($14.70) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Houston, Texas; in fact, at $11.89 it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is around $17.46 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $15.12 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $12.74 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $28.99 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. compensates Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT)-holders the most at approximately $40.29 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Geriatrics; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $23.50 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is Elder Care, with just under one in five considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Home Health/Home Care, Long Term Care, and Customer Service.
Benefits and Perks
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. lets only 30 percent take paid vacation and only one in six respondents take sick leave. A solid majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of respondents, and for a majority of workers, dental coverage is too. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.