Recreational Specialist Salary

Recreational Specialists in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K per year on average. The majority of Recreational Specialists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women Recreational Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$25,025 - $51,325
$25K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,918
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50%
90%

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$9.81 - $21.92
$9
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.33
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,025 - $51,325  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
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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$23,365 - $47,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.81 - $21.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.50  
Overtime
$24.02  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
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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$23,365 - $47,798  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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Common Career Paths for Recreational Specialist


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Recreational Specialists who go on to become Recreation Supervisors may see somewhat stagnant compensation. On average, a Recreation Supervisor, an upper-level role, pays $37K.

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Pay by Experience Level for Recreational Specialist

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $36K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $34K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Recreational Specialists make a median salary of $35K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $42K.

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Key Stats for Recreational Specialist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Recreational Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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