The average rate for an Activity Director is $13.47 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Activity Director Total Pay (?
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$23,915 - $45,976
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MEDIAN: $32,611
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Activity Director Total Pay (?
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$9.92 - $18.14
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$23,915 - $45,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $996  
Total Pay (?
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$21,255 - $41,615  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $18.14  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.36  
Overtime
$5.00 - $26.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $996  
   
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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$21,255 - $41,615  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,487
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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
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Pay Difference By Location
Columbus
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San Diego
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Cincinnati
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Dallas
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Sacramento
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Denver
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Fresno
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Indianapolis
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National Average
$30,000
Houston
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Scottsdale
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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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Event Management
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People Management
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Assisted Living
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 311 votes.
Gender
Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 36%
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