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Therapeutic Recreation Worker Salary

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Salary Data for Therapeutic Recreation Worker

$49,057 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$594 (USD)/yr

$48,485 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$594 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Creates, arranges, and leads medically approved recreation program for patients in hospitals and other institutions. Directs and organizes such activities as sports, dramatics, games, and arts and crafts to assist patients to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities. Regulates content of program in accordance with patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Instructs patients in relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing, concentration, and other activities, to reduce stress and tension. Instructs patients in calisthenics, stretching and limbering exercises.
The average therapeutic recreation worker salary in United States is $49,057 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $594. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,132 (USD)

$59,838 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$56,871 (USD)

16 %

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

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