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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Salary

How much does a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

$51,603 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$619 (USD)/yr

$50,995 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$619 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and arts and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity. Excludes “Recreation Workers” (39-9032).
The average certified therapeutic recreation specialist salary in United States is $51,603 or an equivalent hourly rate of $25. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $619. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$37,850 (USD)

$63,049 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$59,823 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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