The average hourly pay for a Recreation Assistant is $11.83.
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Job Description for Recreation Assistant
A recreation assistant can work in a school, an after-school program, a camp, a senior center, or a nursing home. The recreation assistant coordinates and leads recreational activities and events, both onsite and offsite. Some common activities are fitness classes, parties, social activities, arts and crafts, and field trips. The recreation assistant may be in charge of leading or coordinating one activity or more. The recreation assistant may have to work with outside parties, in order to coo…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Assistant
An entry-level Recreation Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.50 based on 26 salaries. An early career Recreation Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.44 based on 146 salaries. A mid-career Recreation Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.12 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Recreation Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.44 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $13.
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Employees with Recreation Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 38.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Somerset, New Jersey (28.1% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (25.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (1.8% less).
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