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Recreation Manager Salary

Median pay for Recreation Managers in the United States is around $46K per year. Pay generally varies between $30K and $71K per year. Men make up a slight majority of Recreation Managers (53 percent) who responded to the survey. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Recreation Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,015 - $68,846
(Median)
$30K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $45,610
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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
$30,015 - $68,846  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
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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$29,807 - $70,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate 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$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 - $1,521  
   
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).
)
$29,807 - $70,693  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $47K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $39K. Recreation Managers bring in $45K after working for 10 to 20 years. Recreation Managers who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $61K.

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Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 15%
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