Female nurses may outnumber male nurses 10 to 1, but men in the profession still make more per capita, according to a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in March.
If rising discontent with wages hasn't raised eyebrows in your nursing home, there's a decent chance it could in the upcoming campaign season.
Researchers have concluded that workers are leaving the field in droves. The two main culprits: poor wages and dangerous work conditions.
I'm here to suggest that providers start seeking out nurses who are not even motivated mainly by the desire to help other people.
Assisted living administrators earned a median salary of $78,000 in 2013, according to the newly released 2013-2104 Assisted Living Salary & Benefits report.
Nurse leaders working in long-term care settings will earn an average yearly salary of $73,200 in 2013, according to a recent survey by Nursing Management magazine. Nurse leaders in subacute and rehabilitation care have seen their salaries increase dramatically since 2010, the survey shows.
Key skilled nursing facility managers saw small salary increases in 2012, according to new figures released Tuesday. The raises signal slow, steady economic improvement, say organizers of the survey, the largest of its kind.
Assisted living facility chief financial officers had the highest salary increases among all management positions in 2011, with a 3.9% jump over last year to $122,226, according to a new report.
The news is getting better for nursing home directors of nursing: they saw an average salary increase of 2.47% in 2011, according to a new report published by the Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service. In 2010, nursing home DONs had an average salary increase of just 1.96%.
The wages and benefits for the direct-care workforce in long-term care "continue to be woefully inadequate," according to a new Fact Sheet analysis from home-health worker advocacy group PHI.