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Average Hourly Rate for Brookdale Senior Living Inc. Employees

Based in Chicago, Ill.,nursing and residential care facilities player Brookdale Senior Living Inc. offers many employment opportunities, including Certified Nurse Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse positions. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. workers report earning an average of $14.32 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $22.36. Though your city and how long you've been working do impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Brookdale Senior Living Inc.
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Chicago, Illinois 60611

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Brookdale Senior Living

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The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurses, who earn an average $25.96 per hour, closely trailed by Sales and Marketing Managers (around $21.21), Licensed Practical Nurses ($19.32), and Administrative Assistants (approximately $12.85). On the lower end are Servers at $8.13 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $24.96 per hour) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Denver, Colo. ($19.00), Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $17.75), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($15.02) are the next top-paying cities. Colorado Springs, Colo. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $11.00. The highest pay by state can be found in Ohio, where pay average out at about $28.90 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $14.52 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $12.68 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $28.99 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) make the most here, hauling in approximately $40.29 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Long Term Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $27.26 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is Geriatrics, with about one in four considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Elder Care, Home Health/Home Care, and Customer Service.


Brookdale Senior Living Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Brookdale Senior Living Inc. gives paid vacation days to 28 percent and sick leave to one-seventh of workers. A fair number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of survey participants can count on health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Brookdale Senior Living Inc. folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Brookdale Senior Living Inc.


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