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Activity Assistant Salary

The average pay for an Activity Assistant is $10.48 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$14,450 - $44,698
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MEDIAN: $24,960
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$8.22 - $13.87
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$14,450 - $44,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $745  
Total Pay (?
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$17,069 - $29,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $13.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $745  
   
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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$17,069 - $29,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 277
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Job Description for Activity Assistant

An activities assistant generally works in an extended care facility and helps residents stay as active as possible. He/she is responsible for researching the best activities to stimulate the mind and body, so it is important that they stay up-to-date with the latest developments.

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Activity Assistant Tasks

  • 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 Activity Assistant

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

Experience Affects Activity Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 42%