Resident Care Directors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $28.90 per hour — though Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Home Business Office Managers, and Healthcare Business Office Managers also do fairly well at $19.42, about $17.41, and approximately $17.05, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Emeritus, Assisted Living are Certified Medication Technicians — the median salary for this role approaches $10.00.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($20.10 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Seattle, Wash.; Auburn, Mass. ($20.00), Woodstock, Ga. (around $12.63), and Greenville, S.C. (approximately $10.48) are the next top-paying cities. At about $8.88, Acworth, Ga. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Emeritus, Assisted Living's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Oregon earn the most, taking home $19.75 per hour.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $12.42 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $11.09 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $28.50 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The best paid folks at Emeritus, Assisted Living have an Associate's Degree, earning about $19.27 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Food Preparation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $13.00 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Elder Care; two in five consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Geriatrics, Home Health/Home Care, and Long Term 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
When it comes to employee benefits, Emeritus, Assisted Living has room for improvement — only 30 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Emeritus, Assisted Living sponsors a 401(k) program, and more than half of workers use this option to save for their retirement. At Emeritus, Assisted Living, a majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a majority of workers have dental coverage. Emeritus, Assisted Living also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, free drinks, life insurance, and gym membership.