How much does a Recreation Specialist make in the United States? The average Recreation Specialist salary in the United States is $37,405 as of May 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $33,382 and $42,436. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $33,382 10% $29,718 90% $47,016 75% $42,436 $37,405 50%(Median)
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City of Portsmouth - Portsmouth , VA
Reports to Recreation Supervisor. Essential Job Functions Plans, develops and implements therapeutic recreation programs which involves administering assessments, creating treatment plans, developing ...
ZipRecruiter - 36 days ago
Position Recreation Specialist Reports To Recreation Supervisor Department Recreation FLSA STATUS Non-Exempt - Full Time Primary Position Objectives Responsible for developing, conducting, and ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
City of Portsmouth - Portsmouth , VA
Reports to the Recreation Program Specialist. Essential Job Functions Responsible for providing oversight and supervision for youth between the ages of 5 - 17 years of age in recreation programs ...
ZipRecruiter - 71 days ago
The City of Falls Church Virginia - Falls Church , VA
The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is recruiting for a Farmers Market Manager (Recreation Specialist) to manage its year-round, award winning farmers market. The Farmers Market ...
Glassdoor - 11 days ago
Intercept Health - Stafford , VA
Demonstrate initiative, creativity and flexibility in organizing and conducting recreational ... specialists work expectations.
ZipRecruiter - 70 days ago
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office - Fairfax , VA
Facilities Support Project Manager (Park/Rec Specialist IV) Print ( Apply Facilities Support ... Coordinates and interacts with other County agencies on issues affecting park/recreation management ... - 6 days ago

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