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$40,512

Average Base Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$490

Average Bonus
The average recreation therapist salary in Arkansas, United States is $40,512 or an hourly rate of $19. This is 14% lower (-$6,826) than the average recreation therapist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $490.
Salary by Experience

$33,218

Entry Level Salary

$48,715

Senior Level Salary
An entry level recreation therapist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $33,218. On the other end, a senior level recreation therapist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,715.
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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