When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($24.46 per hour) can be spotted in Arlington, Va.; Jacksonville, Fla. (about $22.14), Broomfield, Colo. (approximately $16.00), and Omaha, Neb. ($13.75) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $10.22) in Los Angeles, Calif., one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. pays its Pennsylvania employees the most; the pay rate there is $15.24 per hour.
Maintenance Coordinators represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $22.74 per hour — though Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Nurse Assistants, and Concierges also do fairly well at $20.54, about $11.97, and approximately $11.74, respectively. On the lower end are Patient Care Managers at $10.86 on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $13.98 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. employees (46 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $11.89 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make around $35.37 per hour. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. compensates Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)-holders the most at approximately $25.00 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Geriatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $16.95 per hour. A garden variety skill at Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. is Elder Care; nearly one-half of Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Long Term Care, Home Health/Home Care, and Assisted Living.
At Sunrise Senior Living, Inc., there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only one in four respondents receive paid vacation and sick leave. The larger part of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A fair number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the larger part of respondents also include dental insurance. Sunrise Senior Living, Inc. also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and 401(a).