Recreational Therapist Salary in the US

$43,640
per year
per month
$3,640
per month
per year
Bonus
$900/year
Bonus
$80/month

Recreational Therapist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Recreational Therapist is $43,640 per year ($3,640 per month), which is $9,850 (-18%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Recreational Therapist can expect an average starting salary of $34,670. The highest salaries can exceed $65,480.
$34,670
Low
$43,640
Average salary
$65,480
High
$2,890
Low
$3,640
Average salary
$5,460
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$34,500
$68,980
Salary$34,670 - 65,480
Bonus$0 - 3,500
Total Pay$34,670 - 68,980
$0
$2,880
$5,750
Salary$2,890 - 5,460
Bonus$0 - 290
Total Pay$2,890 - 5,750

Recreational Therapist Salary Range

Low
$34,670
Average salary
$43,640
Senior
$53,790
High
$65,480
Low
$2,890
Average salary
$3,640
Senior
$4,480
High
$5,460

Recreational Therapist - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Recreational Therapist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $38,750 per year. A mid level Recreational Therapist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $44,220, while a Senior Recreational Therapist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $51,730. Recreational Therapists with more than 20 years of experience earn $55,620 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Recreational Therapist

Late Career▲ +27%
Senior▲ +19%
Mid Level▲ +1%
Average Salary$43,640/year
Entry Level▼ -11%

Gender Breakdown

Female
86%
Male
14%

Recreational Therapist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Recreational Therapist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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