Activity Coordinator Salary

Activity Coordinators in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $13.73 per hour for pay. Lower pay rates hover around $10.17 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $18.16. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under one in three lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and approximately one-half have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Activity Coordinators is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$23,056 - $42,425
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$23K
$32K
$42K
MEDIAN: $31,935
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$10.17 - $18.16
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$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,056 - $42,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
Profit Sharing
$675  
Total Pay (?
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$21,679 - $40,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $18.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.70  
Overtime
$0.86 - $26.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
   
Profit Sharing
$675  
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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$21,679 - $40,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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Job Description for Activity Coordinator

Activity coordinators are typically responsible for planning and coordinating activities for their organization. These activities must reflect the participants' needs, abilities, and interests, which the activity coordinator must become familiar with; additionally, activities must be safe, fun, and meet the goals of the organization and the participants. At all times, the activity coordinator must have a positive attitude and be responsive to participants' needs.

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Activity Coordinator 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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Activity Coordinators' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Activity Director. Median pay for Activity Directors is $29K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Activity Coordinator

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $28K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $31K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Activity Coordinators make a median salary of $32K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Activity Coordinators report making only $31K on average.

Activity Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as an Activity Coordinator?

Activity Coordinator in Gainesville:
"Work flexibility, working with the residents."
Pros: Working with the residents and their families. Making them happy and improving their quality of life.
Cons: The bureacracy, and irrelevant work that take the focus away from the activities.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Activity Coordinator in Clarkston:
"Make A Difference In Someones Day, Everyday."
Have fun, get to know your residents likes and dislikes then do what gives them joy.

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Experience Affects Activity Coordinator Salaries

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Late-Career
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National Average
$30,000

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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