Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Maintenance Technicians, and Administrative Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $26.93 per hour, the other salaries come in at $19.35, about $15.14, and approximately $12.85, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. are Servers — the median salary for this role approaches around $8.19.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.96 per hour) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Charlotte, N.C. (around $17.75), Milwaukee, Wisc. ($15.02), and Vernon Hills, Ill. ($12.21) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Houston, Texas at about $11.89. By state, Brookdale Senior Living Inc. pays its Illinois employees the most; the pay rate there is approximately $15.74 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $14.43 per hour. The largest fraction of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $12.35 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses earn $28.99 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) — these employees rake in about $40.29 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Geriatrics; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $22.73 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Elder Care; close to one-fifth consider it a key competency. Home Health/Home Care, Long Term Care, and Customer Service are also desirable skills.
At Brookdale Senior Living Inc., there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four respondents at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just an eighth of respondents can take sick leave. A solid majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of survey participants, and for a majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and a stock purchase plan.