An average Activities Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $13.39 per hour. Women account for the majority of Activities Coordinators who took the survey — 84 percent to be exact. Work is enjoyable for Activities Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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MEDIAN: $34,831
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$10.18 - $16.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,147 - $45,535  
   
Bonus
$375.00  
Total Pay (?
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$22,237 - $39,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.18 - $16.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$15.30 - $24.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$375.00  
   
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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$22,237 - $39,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $30K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $31K. Activities Coordinators bring in $31K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $30K by contrast.

Activities Coordinator Advice

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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
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National Average
$30,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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