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$42,501

Average Base Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$514

Average Bonus
The average recreation therapist salary in Alabama, United States is $42,501 or an hourly rate of $20. This is 10% lower (-$4,969) than the average recreation therapist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $514.
Salary by Experience

$34,849

Entry Level Salary

$51,107

Senior Level Salary
An entry level recreation therapist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $34,849. On the other end, a senior level recreation therapist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $51,107.
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).
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