According to initial findings from the Care Home Professional Job Satisfaction Survey, 39% of professionals in the industry have seen their salary increase over the past year, while a further 23% have experienced a rise within the past two years.
The majority of those that have taken the survey so far are in management, commercial and operations roles.
Around 24% indicated that they haven’t received a salary rise for at least three years or more. 7%, meanwhile, said they were earning less than this time last year.
Further analysis reveals that 72% of those who have received a salary rise in the past 12 months saw their take-home pay increase by between 1% and 2%.
The remaining 28% said their salary had risen between 3% and 5%.
Full analysis of the Care Home Job Satisfaction Survey will continue as the results come in and we are urging everybody to take part in order to create the best possible data.
The survey is completely anonymous and does not require any obligatory contact information to be filled in.