When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $81K annually) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $80K), Kenosha, Wisc. ($66K), and Milwaukee, Wisc. ($59K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($46K) in Mchenry, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to about $81K per year.
The highest average salaries go to Assisted Living Directors, who bring in close to $68K annually, though Wellness Directors of Residential Care & Assisted Living are not far behind at approximately $59K along with Executive Directors (about $48K) and Maintenance Directors (around $48K). Near the bottom at Senior Lifestyle Corporation are Business Office Managers, pulling in an average of just $43K.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $48K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Senior Lifestyle Corporation employees (29 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $54K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $68K per year for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Licensed Practical Nurse certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $58K annually on average. Senior Lifestyle Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $62K on average.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Budgeting; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $63K per year. A common skill in Senior Lifestyle Corporation's work force is People Management; close to one-fourth of survey participants report using it on the job. Budget Management, Facility Maintenance & Coordination, and Human Resources were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
The larger part of respondents save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The larger part of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone and a casual working environment.