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Activities Assistant Salary (United States)

Median pay for Activities Assistants in the United States is around $10.60 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $8.87 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $14.00. The vast majority (90 percent) of Activities Assistants who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction for Activities Assistants is high. While some workers in this profession — a little less than half — do not have any health coverage, just over a half do receive medical benefits and about two in five have dental insurance.
Activities Assistant Salary (?
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$14,838 - $40,421
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $28,817
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Activities Assistant Salary (?
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$8.87 - $14.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,838 - $40,421  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $199.33  
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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$18,469 - $29,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.87 - $14.00  
   
Overtime
$10.85 - $19.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $199.33  
   
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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$18,469 - $29,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 240
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Job Description for Activities Assistant

  • Prepare and submit patients' reactions and progress reports, confer with treatment team.
  • Assist patients to and from activities including outings.
  • Plan, organize and implement multi-faceted recreation activities for patients.
  • Supervise and instruct patients in activities and techniques designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs.

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Experience Affects Activities Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$22,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%