The average wage for an Activities Aide is $10.26 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$8.21 - $13.89
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.21 - $13.89  
   
Overtime
$13.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$100.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,030 - $28,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for Activities Aide

  • Greet new arrivals to activities, introducing them to other participants, explaining facility rules, and encouraging participation.
  • Encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Assist patient in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs.
  • Participate in therapy sessions to improve patients' mental and physical well-being.

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Experience Affects Activities Aide Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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