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$44,424

Average Base Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$538

Average Bonus
The average recreation therapist salary in Arizona, United States is $44,424 or an hourly rate of $21. This is 6% lower (-$2,938) than the average recreation therapist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $538.
Salary by Experience

$36,426

Entry Level Salary

$53,419

Senior Level Salary
An entry level recreation therapist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $36,426. On the other end, a senior level recreation therapist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,419.
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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