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Average Hourly Rate for Emeritus, Assisted Living Employees

Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., Emeritus, Assisted Living offers a range of employment opportunities in the nursing and residential care facilities, from Certified Nurse Assistant to Licensed Practical Nurse. Emeritus, Assisted Living laborers see wages hovering around $12.19 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $21.00. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Emeritus, Assisted Living workers, followed by where you live and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Emeritus, Assisted Living typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Emeritus, Assisted Living
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (18)
$8.76 - $12.08  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (18)
Hourly Rate$8.76 - $12.08  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (5)
$14.48 - $24.64  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (5)
Hourly Rate$14.48 - $24.64  
[+]Maintenance Director (4)
$13.51 - $22.14  
[+]Maintenance Director (4)
Hourly Rate$13.51 - $22.14  
[+]Resident Care Director (4)
$12.14 - $36.11  
[+]Resident Care Director (4)
Hourly Rate$12.14 - $36.11  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134

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Seattle, Washington 98121

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Emeritus Assisted Living

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Resident Care Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $26.50 per hour on average; Licensed Practical Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $19.31, followed by Maintenance Directors earning around $17.36 and Activity Directors making $16.25. On the lower end are Resident Assistants at about $8.00 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Puyallup, Wash.; Auburn, Mass. (around $20.00), Sarasota, Fla. (about $20.00), and the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($19.75) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $11.75, Vacaville, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Washington offers the highest pay at $18.57 per hour.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $12.81 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Emeritus, Assisted Living folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $11.23 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $27.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Emeritus, Assisted Living compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $19.18 per hour.


Employees who count Human Resources among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.25 per hour. A common skill in Emeritus, Assisted Living's work force is Elder Care; more than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Home Health/Home Care.


Emeritus, Assisted Living'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

38 percent receive paid vacation, and only 45 percent get sick leave. The larger part of respondents allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of respondents get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Emeritus, Assisted Living


82 %
18 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Hourly Rate
$11 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
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