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 industry, from Certified Nurse Assistant to Licensed Practical Nurse. On average, Emeritus, Assisted Living employees receive $11.45 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $18.72. For the most part, employee paychecks at Emeritus, Assisted Living fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. 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
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Emeritus, Assisted Living
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (19)
$7.85 - $11.31  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (19)
Hourly Rate$7.85 - $11.31  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (7)
$14.59 - $25.25  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (7)
Hourly Rate$14.59 - $25.25  
[+]Resident Care Director (5)
$13.23 - $33.45  
[+]Resident Care Director (5)
Hourly Rate$13.23 - $33.45  
[+]Business Office Manager, Healthcare (4)
$12.19 - $25.24  
[+]Business Office Manager, Healthcare (4)
Hourly Rate$12.19 - $25.24  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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About This Company

Seattle, Washington 98121

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Emeritus Assisted Living

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Resident Care Directors, Licensed Practical Nurses, Healthcare Business Office Managers, and Maintenance Directors; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $24.00, the other salaries come in at $19.10, $18.53, and $17.36, respectively. Resident Aides are among the lowest paid at about $8.75.


Median pay is highest in Sarasota (approximately $20.00 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of Seattle (about $19.75), Woodstock (around $15.00), and Mason ($12.90). Longview is near the bottom for pay at approximately $8.25. Within the firm, employees working in Washington take home the most — $19.28 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $11.75 for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Emeritus, Assisted Living folks have one to four years of experience and earn around $10.94 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $25.50 and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $19.69. Regarding pay and education, Emeritus, Assisted Living pays those with an Associate's Degree the most — $18.84.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Human Resources; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $18.91. A garden variety skill at Emeritus, Assisted Living is Elder Care; nearly two in five of Emeritus, Assisted Living's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Accounts Receivable.


Women make up the majority of employees in a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of workers for the company enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. A majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). At Emeritus, Assisted Living, more than half of workers have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.

Key Stats for Emeritus, Assisted Living


85 %
15 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
Hourly Rate
$12 - $19
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 38 votes.

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