The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurse Supervisors, who bring in close to around $27.38 per hour, though Physical Therapist Assistants are not far behind at $25.85 along with Registered Nurses ($25.59) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (approximately $23.45). Earning only $10.28 on average, State Tested Nursing Assistants make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $31.50 per hour) can be spotted in Fairfax, Va.; Columbus, Ohio (approximately $27.34), Baltimore, Md. ($21.95), and Pittsburgh, Pa. ($18.37) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Toledo, Ohio at about $15.25. By state, Michigan offers the highest pay at around $24.85 per hour.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $19.30 per hour on average. The largest slice of the HCR ManorCare workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $17.97 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Occupational Therapists receive bigger paychecks ($34.83 per hour) than those without credentials. At HCR ManorCare, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) receive the highest pay at approximately $36.61.
Employees who count Geriatrics among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $24.76 per hour. A garden variety skill at HCR ManorCare is Long Term Care; nearly one in three of HCR ManorCare's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Rehabilitation, Elder Care, and Acute Care.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at HCR ManorCare; the company rewards only 31 percent with paid vacation time and only 18 percent with sick leave. The larger part of survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a majority of workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a company cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.