Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

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October 30, 2016

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Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Job Description

Recreational Therapists Encourage patient with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and promote leisure activities. Develop treatment plan with varied interventions based on assessment, interests and objectives of therapy. Instruct patients in activities and techniques designed to meet their specific physical or psychological needs. Prepare and submit patients’ reactions and progress reports, confer with treatment team.

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is $35526 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $49603. The lowest salary reported was $20426. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist is $17.67 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $24.67. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $10.16. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Florida – n/a

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These are the highest paying cities for a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $35526 while in 2007 it was just $32946.19

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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71%

29%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 71% of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists were females while 29% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Future Jobs

Recreational Therapist
$24,314 – $49,803
Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
$25,769 – $50,453


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