Recreational Specialists in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $37K per year. Women make up a slight majority of Recreational Specialists (55 percent) survey respondents. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,088 - $51,672
(Median)
$24K
$37K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,613
10%
50%
90%

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$9.92 - $20.23
(Median)
$9
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,088 - $51,672  
   
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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$23,258 - $47,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $20.23  
   
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).
)
$23,258 - $47,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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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.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $34K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $35K. For Recreational Specialists, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $34K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $48K.

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Experience Affects Recreational Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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