When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $81K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $80K), Kenosha, Wisc. ($62K), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($59K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Mchenry, Ill. — at $45K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Texas offers the highest pay at around $81K annually.
Assisted Living Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $62K per year; Wellness Directors of Residential Care & Assisted Living come in second with average earnings amounting to $59K, while Executive Directors and Maintenance Directors rank near the top as well (approximately $48K and about $48K, respectively). Business Office Managers at Senior Lifestyle Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $42K on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $48K annually. The largest slice of the Senior Lifestyle Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $47K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make approximately $66K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Licensed Practical Nurse is rewarded with median pay of $58K per year. Senior Lifestyle Corporation compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $62K annually.
Employees who count Employee Relations among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $76K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is People Management; slightly more than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Facility Maintenance & Coordination, Budget Management, and Office Management.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. The larger part of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone and a casual working environment.