Senior Living Compensation Survey - 2018




Current Survey Status

2017 Survey Results Available on DataCentral®

Please note that the materials above are from the 2017 survey, and are for reference purposes only.  The 2018 materials will be available in May 2018.



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2017 Survey Results Available on DataCentral®
09 November 2017

2017 Input Materials Available
01 June 2017

2016 Survey Results Available on DataCentral®
15 November 2016

2015 Survey Results Available on DataCentral®
19 October 2015

We invite your participation in the eleventh edition of the Senior Living Compensation Survey.  The survey has been developed in response to requests to capture compensation data for the unique positions within the Senior Living industry. We are including jobs for facilities such as Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing Care, Alzheimer’s and Convalescent Care.


Advisory / Design Team

In creating this survey we consulted with Compensation professionals directly involved in the Senior Living industry. In particular we would like to recognize the members of our Advisory Team for their contributions to the survey development.

Allegro Management
ATRIA Senior Living
Belmontcorp
Brightview Senior Living
Brookdale Senior Living
Carlton Senior Living
HHHunt
Sunrise Senior Living


Key Features

  • Actual Total Cash data including Actual Base Salary, Actual Individual Variable Cash and Actual Other Variable Cash etc.
  • Geographic breakouts of data for major regions, state, and over 100 major metropolitan areas throughout the country
  • Community Type, Number of Beds, and Revenue Level breakouts
  • 56 participants were included in the 2017 edition
  • Over 240 benchmark jobs, each with detailed job descriptions


New This Year

Please refer to the survey Input Instructions for a full list of updated and revised survey content.

Survey Schedule

April 2017
1 May 2017
30 June 2017
September 2017
Distribution of Input Materials
Effective Date of Data
Deadline for Submission of Data - Extended to 15 August 2017!
Results available to Participants via DataCentral®

Survey Fees

All survey results are delivered via our DataCentral® online survey report tool. You have YEAR ROUND access to both the Standard Report which includes data from ALL participants on ALL jobs, and Custom Results where you can create your own report selections based on your choice of companies, product sectors, geographies, revenue, etc. With the Custom Report you have complete control of the complexity of analyses, comparisons, and customization of results from the survey database, and you can run an unlimited number of reports to satisfy your needs on a 24x7 basis. All results are provided in both PDF and XLS Formats, including uploadable XLS versions.

   
DataCentral® Access ARGENTUM MEMBER   NON-ARGENTUM MEMBER
BOTH Standard and Custom Report Access         $ 1,600    $ 1,900
Hard Copy of Standard Report (in addition to the fee above)       $ 250   $ 250 

Survey Discounts

We firmly believe in rewarding our survey participants for helping to make our surveys better. You can earn significant discounts this year!

$ 150   On-Time Discount if you submit your data by 30 June 2017 
$ 100   Previous Participant Discount for all 2016 Senior Living Compensation Survey Participants  
 $ 50   PolicyCentral® Discount if you complete/update the "CORE" topics in PolicyCentral by 30 June 2017
$ 300   New Participant Referral Discount to you for each new participant you refer – PLUS the company you refer also receives this discount!

Participants are invoiced when we receive their input to the survey. All applicable discounts are applied at that time.

Survey Results and Samples - DataCentral®

There are two levels of results access available depending on your needs…whether you only need the Standard Report in PDF or XLS format covering ALL of the participants and ALL of the jobs, or Custom Report access which provides complex reporting “drill-down” capabilities.  Regardless of the level chosen, all participants will receive a FULL YEAR of 24x7 access to DataCentral® to download your reports online, or run unlimited Custom Reports and get immediate results. Both levels described below will provide the analyses in both PDF and XLS Formats.

STANDARD REPORTS 
Download the full survey Standard Report which contains ALL data from ALL participants.  Your data is included in the computation of job data statistics and totals.  Available in both Adobe Acrobat.pdf and Excel.xls formats, at no additional cost. 

  • Job Descriptions:  Uploadable job descriptions in Excel, Word and Adobe Acrobat are also provided at no additional cost.
  • Summary Report:  Displays a line of data for each job, including basic statistics such as:
Average or Median Base Pay 
Average or Median Bonus 
Average or Median Variable Cash Compensation
Average or Median Total Compensation
Hourly Base Pay
Range Minimum/Midpoint/Maximum
Total Number of Incumbents
Target Bonus Percentage
Total Span of Control 
Total Number of Companies

View a sample of the Summary Report

  • Detail Report:  Provides a full page of data analysis for each job, including statistics on each pay element such as:
Highest Rate Reported 
90th, 75th, 50th, 25th 10th Percentiles 
Lowest Rate Reported 
Number of Employees Reported 
Employee Weighted Average 
Number of Companies 
Company Weighted Average
Range Minimum/Midpoint/Maximum
Hourly Base Pay
Annual Base Pay
Target Bonus Percentage
Total Span of Control 
Earnings Mix: Showing Base, Variable Cash Compensation as a percentage of Total Cash 
Prevalence and Impact Statistics and Analysis for various Pay Elements

View a sample of the Detail Report

  • Breakout Report:  For each survey job, displays averages or median of each pay element by, Community Type, Industry Type, Company Revenue Level, and Geographic Area, Number of Beds, Number of Sites.
Average or Median Base Pay
Average or Median Bonus 
Average or Median Variable Cash Compensation
Hourly Base Pay
Range Minimum/Midpoint/Maximum
Relative Index
Average or Median Total Cash Compensation
Average or Median Target Bonus Percentage
Total Number of Incumbents 
Total Number of Companies 

View a sample of the Breakout Report
  • Uploadable Excel Report:  Provides a job-by-job spreadsheet report with all of the major statistics and pay elements laid out in a readily uploadable format for third party analysis software.
CUSTOM REPORTS 
The Custom Report Option offers detailed and full customized reporting capability.  Ideal for participants who need reports based on a selected set of participants or to meet specific scoping criteria.  You have complete control and flexibility in defining your own reports to include the pay elements and statistics you require.

Company Selections
Company Size by Asset or Employment
Business Segment or Number of Beds
Geographic Area: Region/State/Metro Area
Data Elements and Statistics Calculations
Custom Percentiles
Standard Deviations
Weighted and Simple Averages
Data Aging
And much more!

Includes all of the above reports from the Standard level PLUS

  • Uploadable Excel Breakout Report:  Similar to the Uploadable Excel Report above, PLUS adds the ability to split the results into categories such as Geography, Product, or Revenue, etc.
  • Market Comparison Report:  Provides a tabular and graphic comparison of your own company data to that of your selected market. An easy way to show competitive standing of your company.
View a sample of the Market Comparison Report

For a live demonstration of the power, flexibility and capabilities of DataCentral go to www.wmgnet.com and scroll down to ”Our Features” under “DataCentral” and click on “Take a Test Drive”, or call Donna Bowman at +1 408 399 4900 ext. 228 for additional guidance.

Recent Participants - 2017

Aiken - Harbor Chase
Allegro Management
Altercare
Auburn Hills- Harbor Chase
Belmont Village
Benchmark Assisted Living
Bon Secours Health System
Brightview Senior Living
Brookdale Senior Living
Capri Communities
Colombia - Harbor Chase
Country Meadows Retirement Communities
Enlivant
Era Living
Gainesville - Harbor Chase
Harbor Retirement Associates
HH Hunt
Holiday Retirement
Horst Group
Huntsville - Harbor Chase
IntegraCare
Investment Property Associates
Jasper - Harbor Chase
LCB Senior Living
Legend Senior Living
MBK Senior Living
McKinney Harbor Chase
Meridian Senior Living
Merrill Gardens
Naperville
Naples - Harbor Chase
New Perspective Senior Living
North Collier - Harbor Chase
Northbridge Companies
Oakland Management Corp.
Palm Harbor Balmoral
Pine Harbour
Plainfield - Harbor Chase
Plano Harbor Chase
Regency Park Vero Beach
Residences at Deer Creek
Retirement Community Specialists
Rock Hill - Harbor Chase
Sarasota Harbor Chase
Sava Senior Care
Senior Star Management Company
Shorewood Harbor Chase
Silverado Senior Living
Southlake Harbor Chase
Stellar Senior Living
Sterling Heights Harbor Chase
Tallahassee - Harbor Chase
Tamarca - Harbor Chase
The Shelter Group
Venice - Harbor Chase
Villages Crossing - Harbor Chase
Westmont Living

Survey Job Coverage

NEW AND REVISED POSITIONS INDICATED IN BOLD RED ITALICS

SENIOR EXECUTIVES/OFFICERS

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President
Administration/Operations Officer
Chief Financial Executive
Legal Executive/General Counsel
Vice President Marketing
Vice President Sales
Vice President Human Resources
Vice President Education and Training
Vice President Information Systems

ADMINISTRATIVE/CLERICAL SUPPORT

Clerical Support - Entry
Clerical Support - Intermediate
Clerical Support - Senior
Clerical Support - Specialist
Executive Assistant (to an Executive Officer)
Administrative Assistant - Entry
Administrative Assistant - Intermediate
Administrative Assistant - Senior
Receptionist - Entry
Receptionist – Intermediate

OPERATIONS/MANAGEMENT


Business/Office Supervisor
Business/Office Manager
Executive/Operations Director - Site
Executive/Operations Director - Region
Executive/Operations Director - Corporate

HUMAN RESOURCES

Human Resources Assistant - Entry
Human Resources Assistant - Intermediate
Human Resources Assistant - Career
General Human Resources Representative - Entry
General Human Resources Representative – Interm.
General Human Resources Representative - Career
Human Resources Manager – Site
Human Resources Manager – Region
Human Resources Executive - Corporate

FOOD SERVICES


Busser
Dishwasher
Waitstaff/Server
Food Service Operator
Cook
Sous Chef
Executive/Head Chef
Dietician – Site
Dietician – Region
Food Services Specialist
Food Services Supervisor
Dining Room Manager
Dining and Food Services Manager - Site
Dining and Food Services Mgr/Dir – Region
Dining and Food Services Mgr/Director

ACCOUNTING/FINANCE


Accounting Assistant - Entry
Accounting Assistant - Intermediate
Accounting Assistant - Career
Accountant - Entry
Accountant - Intermediate
Accountant - Career
Accountant - Specialist
Payroll Assistant- Intermediate
Payroll Assistant- Career
Payroll Supervisor
Payroll Manager
Payroll Director
Financial Analyst - Entry
Financial Analyst - Intermediate
Financial Analyst - Career
Financial Analyst - Specialist
Accounting/Finance Supervisor
Accounting/Finance Manager 1
Accounting/Finance Manager 2
Top Accounting/Finance Executive
Controller

HOUSEKEEPING

Housekeeper - Entry
Housekeeper - Intermediate
Housekeeper - Lead
Laundry Operator
Housekeeping Supervisor
Housekeeping Manager/Director

SALES/MARKETING


Sales/Marketing Representative – Entry
Sales/Marketing Representative – Intermediate
Sales/Marketing Representative – Career
Sales/Marketing Director-Site
Sales/Marketing Director- Region
Top Sales/Marketing Executive

RESIDENT SERVICES

Shuttle/Van Driver
Resident Care Provider - Entry
Resident Care Provider - Intermediate
Resident Care Provider- Lead
Resident Care Supervisor
Resident Services Director - Site
Resident Services Director - Region
Resident Services Director - Corporate
Activities Assistant
Activities Director – Site
Activities Director – Region
Beautician/Stylist
Fitness/Recreation Therapist

FACILITIES/MAINTENANCE


Interior Designer – Entry
Interior Designer- Intermediate
Interior Designer- Career
Interior Designer- Manager
Facilities Maintenance Technician - Entry
Facilities Maintenance Technician – Inter.
Facilities Maintenance Technician - Senior
Groundskeeper
Janitor/Custodian - Entry
Janitor/Custodian - Lead
Security Guard
Security Supervisor
Security Manager
General Maintenance Director - Site
General Maintenance Director - Region
Facilities Supervisor
Facilities/Maintenance Manager
Facilities Construction Manager

HEALTH CARE/HOSPICE

Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Phys Asst - Entry
Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Phys Asst –Career
Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Physicians Asst - Sr
Licensed Vocational Nurse - Entry
Licensed Vocational Nurse - Career
Registered Nurse - Entry
Registered Nurse - Career
Registered Nurse – Senior
Utilization Nurse/Case Manager - Intermediate
Utilization Nurse/Case Manager - Career
Medication Aide (Certified)
Emergency Medical Technician
Medical Records Clerk
Medical Records Consultant/Director
MDS(Minimum Data Set) Coordinator
Risk Management Specialist
Risk Management Manager
Regional MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator
Staffing Coordinator
Nursing Shift Supervisor
Director of Nursing Services
Medical Director (MD)
Health Care Manager - Region
Dementia Personal Care Aide - Entry
Dementia Personal Care Aide - Intermediate
Dementia Personal Care Supervisor
Dementia Personal Care Manager
Home Health Aide
Certified Nurses Assistant/Aide
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacist
Physical Therapy Aide
Physical Therapist
Respiratory Therapist (registered)
Occupational Therapist

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Systems Administrator 1
Systems Administrator 2
Systems Administrator 3
PC Support Technician 1
PC Support Technician 2
PC Support Technician 3
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 1
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 2
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 3
IT Manager