An Activities Director earns an average salary of $35,949 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Elder Care. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Activities Director Total Pay (?
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$25,431 - $51,111
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MEDIAN: $35,949
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Activities Director Total Pay (?
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$9.37 - $18.38
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,431 - $51,111  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,015  
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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$21,299 - $47,444  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $18.38  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,015  
   
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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$21,299 - $47,444  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 466
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Job Description for Activities Director
Activities directors manage the activities within their organization on a day-to-day basis. These directors are usually hired by businesses or communities with a large population and various activities that must be managed. This work may be on a relatively small scale - as for a church activities director - or a relatively large scale - as for the activities director for a large healthcare center.
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Activities Director Tasks
  • Oversee, plan and direct the therapeutic recreation program.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
  • Oversee departmental staff operations including volunteers, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
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Pay by Experience Level for Activities Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Activities Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Activities Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 16%
Elder Care
up arrow 11%
Event Planning
up arrow 1%
National Average
$32,000
Event Management
up arrow 4%
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 96 votes.
Gender
Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 30%
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