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Activity Director Salary

The average rate for an Activity Director is $13.71 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
$24,600 - $47,031
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MEDIAN: $34,124
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$10.03 - $18.39
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,600 - $47,031  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $906  
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$21,612 - $41,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 452
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Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $18.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.36  
Overtime
$1.86 - $27.48  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $906  
   
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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$21,612 - $41,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,064
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Job Description for Activity Director

Activity directors are responsible for planning and developing successful activity programs. They are also in charge of creating a social environment in which participants can interact with others.

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Activity 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 Activity Director

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

Activity Director Reviews

What is it like working as an Activity Director?

Activity Director in Peoria:
"It's Exciting, Rewarding, Challenging, Fun."
Pros: Our residents are wonderful. Anything I do for them, they return ten-fold.
Cons: Working with management.

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Experience Affects Activity Director Salaries




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Activity Director Salaries

Long Term Care
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Budget Management
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Elder Care
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National Average
$30,000

Event Planning
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People Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 317 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 36%