Activity Director Salary

The average rate for an Activity Director is $14.58 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$26,966 - $52,241
$27K
$38K
$52K
MEDIAN: $38,316
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$10.98 - $19.57
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MEDIAN: $14.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,966 - $52,241  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,122  
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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$23,526 - $45,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 526
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $19.57  
   
Overtime
$13.36 - $29.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,122  
   
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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$23,526 - $45,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,232

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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 departmental staff operations including volunteers, business planning and budget development.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Oversee, plan and direct the therapeutic recreation program.
  • Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Activity Director

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,979

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Activity Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Activity Director?

Activity Director in East Longmeadow:
"Resident Programs Coordinator (Activity Director)"
Pros: I like working with the residents. I get to see my Grandmother almost everyday.
Cons: The Salary. The Job Description is relatively vague. I end up doing more work but not compensated for it.

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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Key Stats for Activity Director

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Activity Director Salaries

▲24%

▲14%

▲2%

National Average
$32,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Activity Director Salaries

Organizing
▲10%

Team Leadership
▲8%

Curriculum Planning
▲7%






Activity Director
▲1%

Elder Care
▼0%

National Average
$32,000

Creative
▼12%

CNA
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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