The average wage for a Recreation Therapist is C$23.60 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$30,315 - C$60,000
(Median)
C$30K
C$44K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$43,545
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50%
90%

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C$15.17 - C$34.96
(Median)
C$15
C$24
C$35
MEDIAN: C$23.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$24KC$48KC$72K
Salary
C$30,315 - C$60,000  
   
Bonus
C$885  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$31,025 - C$71,266  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$15C$30C$45
Hourly Rate
C$15.17 - C$34.96  
   
Overtime
C$34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$30KC$60KC$90K
Bonus
C$885  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$31,025 - C$71,266  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Therapist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Recreation Therapist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Recreation Therapist in Edmonton:
"Stress Management."
Be flexible, innovative, willing to listen to others ideas, Learn how to decompress, go to work shops to keep the creativeness flowing, maintain active member of your association.

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Experience Affects Recreation Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
C$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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