Recreation Therapy Assistant Salary

The average rate for a Recreation Therapy Assistant is $12.82 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$9.56 - $39.73
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MEDIAN: $12.82
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.56 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$18.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Total Pay (?
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$20,181 - $81,429  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Recreation Therapy Assistant

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

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Key Stats for Recreation Therapy Assistant

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%
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Experience Affects Recreation Therapy Assistant Salaries

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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