Recreation Therapy Assistant Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Recreation Therapy Assistant is $11.60 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Recreation Therapy Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.85 - $17.31
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $17.31  
   
Overtime
$14.09 - $21.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $50.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$18,529 - $40,676  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Job Description for Recreation Therapy Assistant

  • Assist therapists to encourage patients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and promote leisure activities.
  • Instruct patients in activities and techniques designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs.
  • Observe and document the progress of treatment.

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Experience Affects Recreation Therapy Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$25,000
Entry-Level
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
83%
female alumni
 
Male
17%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 28%
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