The average wage for a Recreation Therapist is C$23.44 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$31,647 - C$63,886
C$32K
C$47K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$47,023
10%
50%
90%
C$16.29 - C$33.41
C$16
C$23
C$33
MEDIAN: C$23.42
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$31,647 - C$63,886
Bonus C$0.00
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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C$33,311 - C$68,153
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data C$0C$33
Hourly Rate C$16.29 - C$33.41
Overtime C$30.87
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$0.00
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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C$33,311 - C$68,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 82

Recreation Therapist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Therapist

Pay by Experience for a Recreation Therapist has a positive trend. An entry-level Recreation Therapist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 63 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recreation Therapist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Recreation Therapist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 24 salaries. A Recreation Therapist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 7 salaries.

Recreation Therapist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Recreation Therapist?

Recreation Therapist in Edmonton:
"Stress managment,"
Be innovative, ability to priortize, flexability, think on your feet, sence of humour.

Recreation Therapist in Edmonton:
"Stress Management."
Be flexible, innovative, willing to listen to others ideas, Learn how to decompress, go to work shops to keep the creativeness flowing, maintain active member of your association.

Key Stats for Recreation Therapist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Recreation Therapist Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
C$48,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 49%