$46,117
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$981

Commission

$5,000
Recreation Managers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $44K annually. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Recreation Managers making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Women Recreation Managers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Recreation Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$11.97 - $35.49
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$0$70K
Salary $30,946 - $70,127
Bonus $0.00 - $2,990
Commission $5,000
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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$29,643 - $70,033
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.97 - $35.49
Overtime $24.88
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $0.00 - $2,990
Commission $5,000
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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$29,643 - $70,033
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Recreation Manager

  • Oversee daily recreation operations and maintain schedule, planning and coordinating events, programs, and activities.
  • Manage off-site recreational services, coordinating events and contracts with outside vendors.
  • Oversee facility maintenance, cleanliness, equipment, and inventory supplies, ordering supplies and coordinating equipment repair.
  • Build and manage recreations team, recruiting and training staff, assigning tasks, and evaluating performance.
  • Manage, evaluate, and improve recreational programs, establishing and driving objectives, goals, policies, and procedures.

Recreation Manager Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Manager

Pay by Experience for a Recreation Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Recreation Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 53 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Recreation Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Recreation Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 31 salaries. A Recreation Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 15 salaries.

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Key Stats for Recreation Manager

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Recreation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲14%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Skills That Affect Recreation Manager Salaries

Program Management
▲16%

Budget Management
▲13%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 18%