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Recreation Manager Salary

An average Recreation Manager in the United States can expect to take home roughly $45K per year. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $30K and $70K per year. For the most part, Recreation Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Recreation Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$30,103 - $68,417
(Median)
$30K
$45K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,437
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50%
90%

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$11.62 - $40.18
(Median)
$12
$17
$40
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$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,103 - $68,417  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$29,907 - $70,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.62 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$13.50 - $27.00  
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 - $1,500  
   
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).
)
$29,907 - $70,382  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Manager

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $39K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $47K. On average, Recreation Managers make $46K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $61K on average.

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Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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