How much does a Recreational Therapist make in Louisiana? The average Recreational Therapist salary in Louisiana is $53,994 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $48,253 and $59,963. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

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Recreational Therapist plans and directs medically approved therapeutic recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Being a Recreational Therapist conducts programs including symptom management, basic conversation skills, community re-entry, sports, gardening, dramatics, music, social activities, and arts and crafts. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic programs. Additionally, Recreational Therapist conducts activity therapy assessment of a patient's strengths and needs, and recommends therapeutic activity. Documents progress on each patient. Requires a license/certification to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. Requires to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Recreational Therapist's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Abbeville, LA Avg. Salary $51,483 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Abita Springs, LA Avg. Salary $55,501 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Acme, LA Avg. Salary $49,485 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Addis, LA Avg. Salary $52,405 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Aimwell, LA Avg. Salary $49,485 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Akers, LA Avg. Salary $54,875 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Albany, LA Avg. Salary $51,954 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Alexandria, LA Avg. Salary $49,936 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Ama, LA Avg. Salary $55,832 Date Updated February 26, 2020
Location Amelia, LA Avg. Salary $51,954 Date Updated February 26, 2020
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