Average Salary for Jobs with Recreation Therapy Skills

The average salary for jobs that require the skills of Recreation Therapy is $88,971 based on United States National Average.

Base Salary

Core compensation

$51,982
$125,960
$88,971
Recreational Therapist
Alternate Job Titles: Licensed Recreation Therapist

Plans and directs medically approved therapeutic recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. 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... View job details


Recreational Therapy Director
Alternate Job Titles: Director of Recreational Therapy

Directs the programs and staff of the recreational therapy department including policies and procedures. Sets and implements guidelines for recreational therapy programs. Conducts patient programs in areas of social interaction, theater, games, crafts, and music. Communicates the results of patient care to other health services. May require an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. ... View job details