Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Recreational Therapist is $19.19
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Recreational Therapists?
An entry-level Recreational Therapist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.56 based on 25 salaries. An early career Recreational Therapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.13 based on 173 salaries. …Read more
What Do Recreational Therapists Do?
Recreational therapists are professionals who help patients with leisure activities to strengthen their minds, bodies and spirits. They seek to help patients adjust to living with a disease, illness, disability and/or injury. Recreational therapists employ activities such as games, sports and crafts to help improve their patients' physical and emotional well being. For example, therapists who work in a school setting may focus primarily on helping their patient integrate into into adult life; …Read more