Activities Coordinators in the United States pull down an average of $13.49 per hour. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (81 percent) of Activities Coordinators who took the survey are female. Work is enjoyable for Activities Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,978 - $45,641
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$10.28 - $16.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,978 - $45,641  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,443 - $39,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $16.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$14.90 - $25.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$22,443 - $39,366  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164

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Job Description for Activities Coordinator

  • 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.
  • Prepare and submit patients' reactions and progress reports, confer with treatment team.
  • Assist patients to and from activities including outings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Activities Coordinator

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


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $30K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $30K on average. Activities Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. For some reason, Activities Coordinators with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $30K.

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Q: What is it like working as an Activities Coordinator?

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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Key Stats for Activities Coordinator

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Activities Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$30,000

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Late-Career
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Skills That Affect Activities Coordinator Salaries

Program Development
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National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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