Assisted Living CNA Pay Grew in 2020, But Turnover Skyrocketed

Assisted living certified nursing assistants (CNAs) earned more in 2020 amid a dramatic increase in employee turnover as the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated. Lead CNAs across the U.S. saw their hourly wages increase by nearly 7.3% in 2020, while hourly pay for CNAs grew by just over 5.7%, according to the most recent Assisted Living Salary […]

Average CCRC Executive Director Salaries Neared $194,000 Prior to Covid-19

The average salaries for continuing care retirement community (CCRC) leadership continued an upward trajectory in 2020. The average salary for CCRC executive directors overall rose from $174,000 in 2019 to $182,000, according to the latest Continuing Care Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report from the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service. This marks a 4.92% increase […]

Assisted Living Administrator Salaries Jumped 3.6% in 2019

Wages for salaried and hourly assisted living employees continued an upward trend in 2019, with administrator salaries seeing the largest average increases. That’s according to a Senior Housing News analysis of the most recent Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report from the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service, an annual release that is produced with support […]

CCRC Executive Directors See Salaries Up Nearly 4% in 2019

Wages rose again for executive directors of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), and they weren’t the only ones who saw a pay bump in the past year. The national average salary for a CCRC executive director rose to $172,806 in 2019, an increase of 3.94% over the previous year’s average executive director salary of $166,252, […]

Highest-Paid Assisted Living Employees in 2017

CEOs and presidents are no longer assisted living communities’ highest earners, on average. Now, that designation belongs to CFOs, according to the latest Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report from the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service, which is produced with support from LeadingAge and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL). For the 20th annual […]

CCRC Executive Director Salaries Spike

Steering the ship at a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) became more lucrative in the last year. The average salary for a CCRC/life plan community executive director hit $161,025 in 2017—an increase of 4.15% from 2016. That’s according to the latest edition of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Salary & Benefits Report, an annual publication […]

Average Long-Term Care Executive Salaries in 2016

In multi-facility long-term care companies, those in CEO positions are bringing in significantly more than other high-level executives, a new compensation comparison report found.  As of October 2016, the average total compensation (salary plus bonuses) of a CEO in long-term care was $484,010 while the average salary for a chief operating officer was $339,381, according […]

CCRCs Push Salaries Higher as Comeback Continues

Pay continues to rise for management-level employees at continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) around the nation, with an average annual increase of 2.70% between last year and this year. That eclipses the 2.63% average increase for CCRC management positions between 2014 and 2015. The statistics come from the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service’s annual Salary […]

Editor’s Picks: A 90-Year-Old Reddit Guru

This week on Senior Housing News, our readers took a closer look at oversupply fears and discovered The Renaissance Kilpatrick, the winning entry for the 2015 Senior Housing News Design Awards in the Affordable category. They also learned which positions earn the most in the assisted living space, and found out how one senior living […]

The Top Salaries in Assisted Living

CEOs of assisted living communities top the charts when it comes to yearly earnings, while staff nurses make the most on an hourly basis, according to research from the Hospital and Healthcare Compensation Service. The 18th Annual Assisted Living Salary & Benefits Report consists of responses from 1,286 assisted living communities—1,153 for-profit and 133 not-for-profit—which […]