Sunrise Senior Living Compensation Analyst in McLean, Virginia


"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader

Sunrise Senior Living’s unique resident-centered services are delivered by a team trained to encourage independence, preserve dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of each resident. This approach enables us to continue championing quality of life for all seniors — it’s been our mission since 1981 and it’s what has made Sunrise Senior Living the premier provider of senior living services. Although there now are more than 300 Sunrise Senior Living communities throughout the U.S., and in Canada and the United Kingdom, every location holds true to the vision on which the company was founded.

We are seeking a Compensation Analyst to work in our Corporate Headquarters based out of McLean, VA. The Compensation Analyst is responsible for supporting various compensation processes and programs and will report to the Director of Compensation.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead end-to-end annual performance review processes, including merit increase process. Includes development and delivery of training to the management team and HR staff, accurate and timely delivery and upload of data, and employee communications.

  • Participate in multiple external compensation surveys and maintain survey results.

  • Conduct job analysis and market pricing, including internal and external competitive analysis for fixed and variable pay, and employee FLSA and job classification recommendations, partnering closely with the Talent Acquisition team.

  • Participate in the administration of various compensation programs, including annual bonuses and other incentives plans.

  • Manage and administer Long-Term Incentive Programs and ensure accurate administration, payment, and communication.

  • Assist in the preparation of reports and training materials for various audiences, including Senior Leadership.

  • Provide support in the development and maintenance of salary structures.

  • Advise as a subject matter expert on a variety of compensation topics


  • 3-5 years of progressive compensation-related experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in human resources management or proven equivalent experience.

  • CCP designation a plus

Qualifications and Skills

  • Expert-level Excel skills required

  • Strong PowerPoint skills a plus

  • Broad knowledge and practice of compensation areas

  • Experience in the management, and communication of compensation programs

  • Must be an excellent communicator (both written & oral), able to present informative executive level presentations about compensation with clarity and accuracy and possess the ability to provide accurate and professional work product

  • Must be extremely detail oriented and possess strong analytical skills

  • Excellent time management skills a must

  • Must be self-motivated and work as part of a team

  • Outstanding customer service skills – a commitment to consistent outstanding customer service and an ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high degree of accuracy, insightful information

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and competing deadlines in a very fast-paced environment

Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.

At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day

We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community

The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.

Ignite Your Potential

We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.

Location : Name Community Support Office

City McLean

Type Full-Time

State VA

Job ID 2018-73369

Sunrise Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer.