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Recreation Coordinator Salary

Recreation Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K annually. Pay generally varies between $24K and $49K per year. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$26,925 - $48,791
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$49K
MEDIAN: $36,056
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90%

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$10.26 - $23.86
(Median)
$10
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,925 - $48,791  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $502  
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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$23,976 - $49,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $23.86  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $38.70  
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$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $502  
   
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).
)
$23,976 - $49,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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Job Description for Recreation Coordinator

  • Compile feedback and metrics to understand needs and identify future goals.
  • Work with community, instructors, site maintenance and other groups to ensure quality experiences.
  • Identify activities, coordinate site and instruction needs and ensure community programs happen as scheduled.
  • Purchase, monitor and clean supplies and inventory to ensure readiness.

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Recreation Coordinators usually report a few specific skills. Organizing and Program Management are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay by 9 percent and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that pay less than market rate include Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Coordinator

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


Recreation Coordinators with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $34K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $36K. Recreation Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $43K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $52K.

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Experience Affects Recreation Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Recreation Coordinator Salaries

Program Management
up arrow 9%

Organizing
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Event Planning
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%