Average Parks and Recreation Director Salary

$59,287
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$59k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Parks and Recreation Director is $59,287

Base Salary
$39k - $99k
Bonus
$125 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$35k - $98k
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What Do Parks and Recreation Directors Do?

Parks and Recreation Director Tasks
  • Develop and implement plans for the parks and recreation system, and direct the collection and analysis of data to support planning.
  • Under the direction of the city manager operate a city's park system and recreational programs.
  • Facilitate communication of parks and recreation department activities, programs, and projects to the public.
  • Oversee parks and recreation staff, assign tasks, supervise work, and provide training.
  • Administer the parks and recreation budget to ensure that funds are spent efficiently and projects remain within budget.
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Job Satisfaction for Parks and Recreation Director

4.3 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
62.0%
Female
38.0%
This data is based on 100 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

94%

Dental

77%

Vision

69%

None

6%