The average salary for a Therapeutic Recreation Director is $47,601.
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Job Description for Therapeutic Recreation Director
Therapeutic recreation directors are responsible for overseeing recreational activities based on the individualized care plans of a facility's residents. These directors generally design appropriate activities for residents and provide daily, weekly, or monthly activities to keep them engaged. Based on an individual’s care plan, a therapeutic recreation director will design programs for groups of residents based on similar needs. They may work with both individuals and groups on a daily basis, …Read more
Therapeutic Recreation Director Tasks
- Oversee departmental staff operations including volunteers, business planning and budget development.
- Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
- Oversee, plan and direct the therapeutic recreation program.
- Oversee inventory, order processing and distribution of products and services.
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Popular Skills for Therapeutic Recreation Director
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Program Management, Documentation, Team Management and Budget Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication.
Pay by Experience Level for Therapeutic Recreation Director
An early career Therapeutic Recreation Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,494 based on 33 salaries. A mid-career Therapeutic Recreation Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,410 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Therapeutic Recreation Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,135 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,601.
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