Recreation Director Salary (United States)

A Recreation Director earns an average salary of $42,881 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management, People Management, Operations Management, and Program Management.
Recreation Director Total Pay (?
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$30,190 - $69,394
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55K
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MEDIAN: $42,880
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Recreation Director Total Pay (?
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$11.69 - $24.54
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,190 - $69,394  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$27,721 - $67,283  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.69 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $45.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$27,721 - $67,283  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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Job Description for Recreation Director

  • Supervise recreation events to ensure that they meet specific goals, guests’ interests and needs and corporate philosophies.
  • Manage, develop and lead recreation staff by recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and reviewing the performance of all staff employees.
  • Develop, plan, and implement enjoyable programs and activities for guests to promote fitness, wellness and enrichment.
  • Keep records to improve future recreation planning, documenting guest reception and participation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Director

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

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Experience Affects Recreation Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Recreation Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 31%
Operations Management
up arrow 13%
National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 20%
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