Activities Coordinator Salary

Average Activities Coordinators in the United States make around $12.88 per hour. Pay generally varies between $10.00 per hour and $18.28. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Activities Coordinators. Women make up the vast majority of Activities Coordinators (81 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,814 - $44,631
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$45K
MEDIAN: $35,096
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$10.00 - $18.28
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$27,814 - $44,631  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
Total Pay (?
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$21,689 - $41,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $18.28  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$21,689 - $41,357  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Job Description for Activities Coordinator

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Activities Coordinator

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $32K. Activities Coordinators see a median salary of $32K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $30K.

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Activities Coordinator in Newburyport:
They should know how to work with the elderly and except them as they are as they are here for a reason.They should realize the job is a case of patience, social work, kindness, putting out a lot of fires, flexibility, time management, compassion, be ready to listen and have a good sense of humor.By all means you need a lot of energy and don't take anything personally. You have humans in your hands so you must be a very responsible person because it's a lot of responsibility.

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Experience Affects Activities Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$30,000

Late-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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