Average Mid-Career Parks and Recreation Director with Operations Management Skills Salary

$56,389
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Parks and Recreation Director with Operations Management skills is $56,389.
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MEDIAN $56,389
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$41k - $82k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$41k - $81k

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Job Description for Parks and Recreation Director

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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Pay by Experience Level for Parks and Recreation Director

An entry-level Parks and Recreation Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,918 based on 14 salaries. An early career Parks and Recreation Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,404 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Parks and Recreation Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,922 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $85,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 149 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.4%
Early Career
30.2%
Experienced
38.3%
Late Career
22.1%