Recreation Manager Salary

An average Recreation Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $43K annually. Job satisfaction for Recreation Managers is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and more than half earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,904 - $69,274
$32K
$43K
$69K
MEDIAN: $43,464
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$11.73 - $31.58
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MEDIAN: $14.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,904 - $69,274  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
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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$29,374 - $68,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.73 - $31.58  
   
Overtime
$23.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,980  
   
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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$29,374 - $68,599  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Manager

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


For many Recreation Managers, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $36K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Recreation Managers make a median salary of $51K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $64K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Recreation Manager

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Recreation Manager Salaries

Program Management
▲29%

Budget Management
▲21%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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