When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $22.14 per hour) can be spotted in Jacksonville, Fla.; Bellevue, Wash. (approximately $12.25), Colorado Springs, Colo. ($12.24), and Atlanta, Ga. ($12.00) are the next top-paying cities. Philadelphia, Pa. ranks low on the pay scale — at about $9.50, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Florida, where the average salary is $21.86 per hour.
The highest average salaries go to Maintenance Coordinators, who bring in close to approximately $22.57 per hour, though Licensed Practical Nurses are not far behind at $18.31 along with Certified Nurse Assistants (around $12.27) and Patient Care Managers ($11.19). Near the bottom at Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. are Concierges, pulling in an average of just $10.00.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $13.71 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. employees (46 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $11.83 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $46.65 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $23.94.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Microsoft Word; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $18.86 per hour. Elder Care is regularly seen around here; just over two-fifths of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Geriatrics, Long Term Care, and Customer Service as well.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.; the company rewards only a quarter of workers with paid vacation time and only 19 percent with sick leave. The larger part of workers save for retirement through Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair number of workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.