Recreation Manager Salary

Recreation Managers in the United States take home an average $44K per year. While some workers in this profession — one-fifth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up a slight majority of Recreation Managers (50 percent) survey respondents. Men working as Recreation Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,441 - $67,763
$31K
$44K
$68K
MEDIAN: $44,120
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$12.02 - $31.58
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$32
MEDIAN: $14.95
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$0$67K
Salary $31,441 - $67,763
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
Commission $5,000
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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$29,578 - $67,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.02 - $31.58
Overtime $25.83
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,020
Commission $5,000
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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$29,578 - $67,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Recreation Manager

  • Oversee daily recreation operations and maintain schedule, planning and coordinating events, programs, and activities.
  • Manage off-site recreational services, coordinating events and contracts with outside vendors.
  • Oversee facility maintenance, cleanliness, equipment, and inventory supplies, ordering supplies and coordinating equipment repair.
  • Build and manage recreations team, recruiting and training staff, assigning tasks, and evaluating performance.
  • Manage, evaluate, and improve recreational programs, establishing and driving objectives, goals, policies, and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Manager

Pay by Experience for a Recreation Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Recreation Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recreation Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Recreation Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries. A Recreation Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Recreation Manager

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲51%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Recreation Manager Salaries

Program Management
▲23%

Budget Management
▲19%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%
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