The average pay for a Director of Activities, Assisted Living is $12.61 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.
Director of Activities, Assisted Living Total Pay (?
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$24,115 - $46,034
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MEDIAN: $33,779
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Director of Activities, Assisted Living Total Pay (?
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$9.78 - $18.08
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$24,115 - $46,034  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
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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$21,224 - $41,700  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $18.08  
   
Overtime
$6.34 - $25.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
   
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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$21,224 - $41,700  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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.

Experience Affects Director of Activities, Assisted Living Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 38 votes.
Gender
Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 31%
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