$38,820
Avg. Salary
$18.19
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is $18.19 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is $38,820 per year.

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MEDIAN $38,820
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$0$57K
Salary $29,587 - $57,216
Bonus $512
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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$29,039 - $54,803
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 156
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.95 - $25.88
Overtime $15.80 - $31.94
Annual Data $0$54K
Bonus $512
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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$29,039 - $54,803
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 184

Job Description for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

When a person suffers a debilitating injury or incurs a serious, long-term illness, the road to recovery can be long and wrought with adversity. Patients who must spend long periods of time recovering from these insults to the body require multiple kinds of care to get better. One such form is called "therapeutic recreation," which encourages patients to engage in fun activities in order to lift spirits, sharpen minds, and improve physical fitness, and those who aid patients in these recreational activities are called certified therapeutic recreation specialists (CTRS).

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Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Pay by Experience for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 111 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 40 salaries. A Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 30 salaries.

Key Stats for Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%