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Recreation Manager Salary

Recreation Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $44K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men working as Recreation Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 52 percent. The majority of Recreation Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$29,836 - $63,015
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,480
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$9.69 - $40.49
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,836 - $63,015  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
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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$29,380 - $66,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $40.49  
   
Overtime
$13.39 - $26.53  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$29,380 - $66,590  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Manager

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


Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $38K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $47K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $59K.

Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 14%