Bringing in the most money are Resident Care Directors — their earnings average approximately $26.50 per hour. Licensed Practical Nurses are a close second at about $19.31 along with Maintenance Directors ($17.36) and Activity Directors (around $16.25). Earning only $10.49 on average, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Puyallup, Wash.; Auburn, Mass. (about $20.00), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($19.75), and Sarasota, Fla. (around $19.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $10.48) is Greenville, S.C. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Oregon, where the average Emeritus, Assisted Living employee makes $19.75 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $12.71 per hour. The largest fraction of Emeritus, Assisted Living people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $11.33 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $27.00 per hour. The best paid folks at Emeritus, Assisted Living have an Associate's Degree, earning $19.18 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Human Resources; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $19.10 per hour. A garden variety skill at Emeritus, Assisted Living is Elder Care; about two in five of Emeritus, Assisted Living's people use it regularly. Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Emeritus, Assisted Living gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to 43 percent. A majority of respondents contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Emeritus, Assisted Living provides health insurance to the larger part of employees, and a majority of workers do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.