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Average Hourly Rate for Emeritus, Assisted Living Employees

Seattle, Washington-based Emeritus, Assisted Living hires for positions ranging from Certified Nurse Assistant to Licensed Practical Nurse in the nursing and residential care facilities industry. On average, Emeritus, Assisted Living employees receive $11.39 per hour, not counting the $18.00 for overtime. Though where you live and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Emeritus, Assisted Living, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

How This Employer Pays

Emeritus, Assisted Living typically pays:
below market
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Employer: Emeritus, Assisted Living
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (21)
$7.91 - $11.26  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (21)
Hourly Rate$7.91 - $11.26  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (10)
$16.43 - $22.85  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (10)
Hourly Rate$16.43 - $22.85  
[+]Resident Care Director (5)
$11.17 - $35.44  
[+]Resident Care Director (5)
Hourly Rate$11.17 - $35.44  
[+]Resident Aide (4)
$7.61 - $11.65  
[+]Resident Aide (4)
Hourly Rate$7.61 - $11.65  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 188
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Emeritus, Assisted Living Details

Seattle, Washington 98121

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Emeritus Assisted Living

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The highest paychecks go to Resident Care Directors, who earn approximately $24.00, closely trailed by Licensed Practical Nurses ($18.80), Healthcare Business Office Managers ($18.53), and Maintenance Directors ($17.36). Financial compensation for Housekeepers is rather low — only about $9.84 — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $20.10 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Seattle; Sarasota (about $19.22), Woodstock ($15.00), and Vacaville ($11.75) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Longview — at $8.25, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Emeritus, Assisted Living employees make the most in Washington, earning around $19.49 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make approximately $11.59. For the most part, a representative employee at Emeritus, Assisted Living has been working for one to four years and makes around $10.84 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Practical Nurses receive bigger paychecks (approximately $19.33) than those without credentials. Salaries typically rise to $19.00 per hour for accredited Basic Cardiac Life Support Specialists. It pays to have an Associate's Degree at Emeritus, Assisted Living — these employees make the most at $18.72 per hour.


Employees who count Human Resources among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $19.23. Folks here also tend to know Elder Care; on the survey, roughly two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Home Health/Home Care.


Emeritus, Assisted Living's employees are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Emeritus, Assisted Living has room for improvement — only two in five workers are paid for vacation and sick time. More than half of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Emeritus, Assisted Living provides health insurance to a majority of workers, and more than half of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, free drinks, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.

Key Stats

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Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
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$12 - $19
Less than 1 year
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

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