"CPR," "Safety Rules," and "Direct Supervision" aren't the only skills we found Activities Leaders list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of Activities Leader responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming an Activities Leader. We found that 57.0% of Activities Leaders have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 6.1% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most Activities Leaders have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every six Activities Leaders were not college graduates.
The Activities Leaders who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied Psychology and Business, while a small population of Activities Leaders studied Criminal Justice and Kinesiology.
Once you're ready to become an Activities Leader, you should explore the companies that typically hire Activities Leaders. According to Activities Leader resumes that we searched through, Activities Leaders are hired the most by Icon, Elderwood, and Leidos. Currently, Icon has 28 Activities Leader job openings, while there are 14 at Elderwood and 10 at Leidos.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, Activities Leaders tend to earn the biggest salaries at Google, Sanofi US, and Merck. Take Google for example. The median Activities Leader salary is $106,788. At Sanofi US, Activities Leaders earn an average of $92,049, while the average at Merck is $85,087. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at General Electric, Target, and Think Together. These three companies have hired a significant number of Activities Leaders from these institutions.
For the most part, Activities Leaders make their living in the Education and Health Care industries. Activities Leaders tend to make the most in the Technology industry with an average salary of $32,639. The Activities Leader annual salary in the Health Care and Education industries generally make $30,343 and $28,187 respectively. Additionally, Activities Leaders who work in the Technology industry make 22.6% more than Activities Leaders in the Government Industry.