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$47,970

Average Base Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$580

Average Bonus
The average therapeutic recreation worker salary in United States is $47,970 or an equivalent hourly rate of $23. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $580. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$39,333

Entry Level Salary

$57,682

Senior Level Salary
An entry level therapeutic recreation worker (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $39,333. On the other end, a senior level therapeutic recreation worker (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,682.

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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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