Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Recreation Therapist is $19.71
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Recreation Therapists?
An entry-level Recreation Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.60 based on 19 salaries. An early career Recreation Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.64 based on 142 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Recreation Therapists Do?
Recreational therapists, also known as "therapeutic recreation coordinators," are responsible for quality patient care by overseeing the planning, directing, and coordination of treatment-based programs for a variety of patients, including those with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses.
Recreation therapists provide treatment services to restore and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and/or independence in regular activities. Reducing patients' physical limitations is done through a …Read more