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

$59,554
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Parks and Recreation Director with Budget Management skills is $59,554.
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$42k
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MEDIAN $59,554
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Salary
$42k - $84k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$41k - $86k

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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 early career Parks and Recreation Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,465 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Parks and Recreation Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,152 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $87,568.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 137 survey responses.
Early Career
32.8%
Experienced
40.1%
Late Career
27.0%