The highest paychecks go to Resident Care Directors, who earn an average $26.50 per hour, closely trailed by Licensed Practical Nurses ($19.31), Maintenance Directors (around $17.36), and Activity Directors ($16.25). Emeritus, Assisted Living hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Medication Technicians (approximately $10.00 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Puyallup, Wash.; Auburn, Mass. ($20.00), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($19.75), and Sarasota, Fla. (around $19.00) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (approximately $10.48) in Greenville, S.C., one of the lowest-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; pay there average to $20.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is about $13.11 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Emeritus, Assisted Living people (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $11.66 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $27.00 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with an Associate's Degree at Emeritus, Assisted Living come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $19.38 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Human Resources; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $19.10 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 round out their skills sets with Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Facility Maintenance & Coordination.
At Emeritus, Assisted Living, 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
Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about 35 percent — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. The larger part of employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and the larger part of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Emeritus, Assisted Living folks also make good use of life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.