Earning approximately $26.50 per hour on average, Resident Care Directors receive the most money, followed by Licensed Practical Nurses (around $19.31), Maintenance Directors ($17.36), and Activity Directors (about $16.25). Financial compensation for Resident Assistants is rather low — on average only $8.00 — relative to the rest of the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($22.00 per hour) can be spotted in Puyallup, Wash.; Auburn, Mass. (approximately $20.00), the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash. ($19.75), and Sarasota, Fla. (about $19.00) are the next top-paying cities. At $10.48, Greenville, S.C. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Massachusetts, where they average to $20.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $13.11 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $11.66 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $27.00 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. The best paid folks at Emeritus, Assisted Living have an Associate's Degree, earning around $19.38 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 about $19.10 per hour. A garden variety skill at Emeritus, Assisted Living is Elder Care; over a third of Emeritus, Assisted Living's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are 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
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three workers receiving paid vacation and two in five workers receiving paid sick days. The larger part of employees participate in a 401(k) program. A majority of workers report having health insurance, and the larger part of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.