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Director of Activities, Assisted Living Salary

The average pay for a Director of Activities, Assisted Living is $12.72 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$24,170 - $53,457
(Median)
$24K
$35K
$53K
MEDIAN: $34,835
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$9.61 - $18.63
(Median)
$9
$13
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,170 - $53,457  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
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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$20,863 - $45,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $18.63  
   
Overtime
$3.10 - $25.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,600  
   
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).
)
$20,863 - $45,538  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Job Description for Director of Activities, Assisted Living

  • Instruct patient in activities and techniques, such as sports, dance, music, art or relaxation techniques, designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs.
  • Counsel and encourage patients to develop leisure activities.
  • Select activities that will help individuals learn work and life-management skills within limits of their mental and physical capabilities.
  • Develop and participate in health promotion programs, group activities, or discussions to promote client health, facilitate social adjustment, alleviate stress, and prevent physical or mental disability.

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Experience Affects Director of Activities, Assisted Living Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 34%