Recreation Director Salary (United States)

A Recreation Director earns an average salary of $43,304 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, and Program Management.
Recreation Director Salary (?
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$30,226 - $69,423
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43K
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MEDIAN: $43,303
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Recreation Director Salary (?
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$11.88 - $24.30
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,226 - $69,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
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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$27,389 - $67,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $24.30  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $44.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,081  
   
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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$27,389 - $67,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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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Experience Affects Recreation Director Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%
Experienced
up arrow 20%
National Average
$40,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Recreation Director Salaries

People Management
up arrow 15%
National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 19%