The average hourly pay for an Activities Assistant is $11.40.
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Job Description for Activities Assistant
Activities assistants generally work in extended care facilities, community centers, and other educational environments, and assist activities coordinators/directors to ensure that activities go as planned. They may also help their directors choose new activities which enhance relaxation, exercise, and mental stimulation and contribute to psychological, physical, and social development. This may involve interviewing participants to gain a better understanding of their needs, concerns, and intere…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Activities Assistant
The top respondents for the job title Activities Assistant are from the companies Life Care Centers of America, Genesis HealthCare and Brookdale Senior Living Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Brookdale Senior Living Inc. where the average pay is $11.34. Genesis HealthCare pays the lowest at around $9.59.
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Popular Skills for Activities Assistant
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Skills in Event Planning, Assisted Living, Long Term Care, Elder Care and Organizing are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Activities Assistant
An entry-level Activities Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.84 based on 72 salaries. An early career Activities Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.18 based on 400 salaries. A mid-career Activities Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.82 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Activities Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.83 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Activities Assistant in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 11.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (9.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (12.3% less) and Greeneville, Tennessee (7.5% less).
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