At Luther Manor, 69 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 222 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.77. It was published on Jun 8, 2018. 828 Visitors

What Employees Say

My work has special meaning: this is not "just a job".
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
People here are given a lot of responsibility.
I feel I make a difference here.
Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.

What They Do

We asked Luther Manor to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

A non-profit, faith-based life plan community leading the way in abundant living for all who trust us to care, and sharing God's love by enriching the lives of older adults through a full continuum of exceptional senior living.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Aging Services
US Headquarters: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 53225 US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Mequon, Wisconsin US Employees: 429
US Revenues: $32.5 million Worldwide Revenues: $32.5 million
Corporate Structure: Non-Profit Founded: 1961

Luther Manor's Director of Independent Living taking a resident to an outdoor concert

Perks and Programs

We asked Luther Manor to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Tuition Assistance: We've offered this program for quite some time and have had quite a few employees who have been able to promote themselves through our organization from dining services to Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or CNA to Licensed Practical Nurse or Medication Technician and CNA's who became Registered Nurses.
  • Luther Manor Foundation: Our foundation provides $5M in donations annually to assist with supporting residents who are unable to support themselves. Where they can no longer, we provide the additional boost to provide the support they need. This provides all employees an opportunity to provide their time or talents to carrying out our mission to provide abundant life to all those who trust us to care.
  • Total Rewards: Luther Manor values their employees and provides three different health plans like an HSA, HMO and a PPO to employees and their families for health coverage. We've invested in a Wellness program to help employees manage their health risk down and have seen success with this program for a variety of reasons.
  • Volunteerism: Luther Manor provides many volunteer opportunities for our employees to be involved such as working directly with residents to help them escort the residents to and from appointments. Or helping with a variety of events like popping popcorn, working at the ice cream parlor, deli or shops. There are also opportunities available for to help with over 70 events that happen on campus annually. We have 460 volunteers who provide assistance to help us run programs for our residents each year.
  • 403B Retirement Plan: Luther Manor provides an opportunity for employees to set aside funds for retirement and provides a matching value of 25% of the first 6% an employee contributes to the plan.
  • Internship and Leadership Development Program: Luther Manor offers opportunities for interns to work in a variety of areas across our organization. We have had several Artist's in Residence who've lived onsite during the duration of their internship. It's a partnership that's given back in spades. We have the first healthcare leadership program in Life Plan Communities and have just offplaced our first graduate of the two year program into a permanent career opportunity at Luther Manor. The participant rotates through 5-6 different actual positions in all functional areas of the organization before graduating/offplacing.
  • Leadership Training: Currently the only Life Plan Community investing in a two year on-site leadership training curriculum to any supervisor or manager/director who supervises staff. We launched this program in April and it is required for all of our 50+ employees who supervise staff to participate. Our goal is to have "great managers" at Luther Manor and see this as a critical need to address the talent wars and healthcare talent shortage and crisis. We have career development and technical training for all of our staff. We provide an opportunity for employees to receive certifications to become an expert in their field as applicable to their role. The training and certifications are fully paid for by the company.
  • Community Involvement: Luther Manor actively participates in raising funds to donate to local charities like the food banks, holding a peanut butter drive, back to school backpack collaboration with United Way, partner with local churches to mentor high school students through their confirmation process, Alzheimer's Walk, and Longest Day Celebration for Caregivers. We also offer free education to community members on topics relating to aging and care-giving. We have educational sessions to expose middle school students to career or volunteer opportunities within our industry. We support employees selected charitable organization to fund raise for and this year it was Souls for Jesus. We donated funds and educated residents and families on the Save the Soldiers Home initiative for homeless veterans. We raise money through our church services for a variety of community events.


$34,700 Average salary and additional cash compensation for CNA $48,776 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Social Worker
25% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 6% of salary78% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for Regular FT)
63% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (for Regular FT) 71% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30-37.4 per week hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $1,500 Average Tuition Reimbursement
Luther Manor employees, volunteers & residents at a Memorial Day celebration


20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 10 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment


11 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

$5,019,000 Philanthropic donations in last year $3,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year
Yes Recycling program


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity



Luther Manor employees participating in our annual

How to Get Hired

We asked Luther Manor for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Luther Manor values candidates who possess a caring and passionate spirit to share God’s love for all who trust us to care.  We seek out those who want to give back to others and have a true commitment to meeting resident needs while maximizing their performance and keeping our strategic goals top of mind. 

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Be innovative and share demonstrated knowledge on how they will be successful and what they can bring to Luther Manor to make a positive impact.    Step outside the box and exhibit how they will share in God’s love by enriching the lives of older adults.  Show your innovative spirit to help make Luther Manor a great place for our resident’s to call home.  

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

Our focus will continue to be nurses, nursing assistants, caregivers and other healthcare professionals, with a passion for making a difference in the lives of those who trust us to care.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested?  Logon on to: or follow us on LinkedIn to connect with a recruiter

hiring Outlook

150 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year -9% Job Growth
55 Average applicants per opening 15,000 Total job applicants
10% New hires by employee referrals 7% Openings filled by current employees
15 Recent graduates hired 38% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
95% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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