How much does a Therapeutic Recreation Director make? The average Therapeutic Recreation Director salary is $43,783 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $39,265 and $50,785. 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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Supervise clinicians, recreational therapists and managers of the clinical and nursing department ... Knowledge of the pertinent clinical terminology, and multiple therapeutic interventions and ...
ZipRecruiter - 39 days ago
Civitas Health Services - Virginia Beach , VA
... recreational activities, child care services, financial resources, employment resources ... other therapeutic services * Utilizes the Clinical Supervisor or BCBA as an initial point of ...
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Therapeutic Recreation Director Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Therapeutic Recreation Director between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Therapeutic Recreation Director in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $54,728
Washington, DC $48,739
Miami, FL $42,623
Chicago, IL $46,449
Boston, MA $49,330
New York, NY $52,671
Dallas, TX $43,498
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Therapeutic Recreation Director in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Therapeutic Recreation Director in the United States. The base salary for Therapeutic Recreation Director ranges from $39,265 to $50,785 with the average base salary of $43,783. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $40,181 to $51,991 with the average total cash compensation of $44,903.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $43,783 $39,265 - $50,785
Bonus $1,121 $915 - $1,206
Total Pay $44,903 $40,181 - $51,991
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What's the difference between Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and Therapeutic Recreation Director?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Therapeutic Recreation Director is $43,783, and the average salary of Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is $58,682. The average salary of Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is higher than Therapeutic Recreation Director. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Therapeutic Recreation Director, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Therapeutic Recreation Director. a Therapeutic Recreation Director Salary in New Britain, CT is $47,286 as of October 28, 2020; a Therapeutic Recreation Director Salary in Barnstable, MA is $46,170 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Therapeutic Recreation Director vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Therapeutic Recreation Director?
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Last Update: October 28, 2020