How much does a Recreational Therapy Director make in the United States? The average Recreational Therapy Director salary in the United States is $107,071 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $73,399 and $126,196. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $73,399 10% $50,334 90% $143,608 75% $126,196 $107,071 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Recreational Therapy Director

Recreational Therapy Director directs the programs and staff of the recreational therapy department including policies and procedures. Sets and implements guidelines for recreational therapy programs. Being a Recreational Therapy Director conducts patient programs in areas of social interaction, theater, games, crafts, and music. Communicates the results of patient care to other health services. Additionally, Recreational Therapy Director may require an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. May require professional certification. The Recreational Therapy Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Recreational Therapy Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Recreational Therapy Director: Electronic health records (EHR) Software, Recreation Therapy, Patient Counseling, Operational Policy Development ...More

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