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How Much Does an Activity Assistant Earn In The United States?

Activity Assistant Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$20,000
$27,000
$37,000
Activity assistants in the United States make an average salary of $27,653 per year or $13.29 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $20,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $37,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Maine, Connecticut, and New York provide the highest activity assistant salaries.
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Where Activity Assistants Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where activity assistants earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Activity Assistants Earn In Different Cities?

While an activity assistant can average a salary of $27,653 per year, or $13.29 per hour, there are many opportunities for activity assistants to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $38,894 per year. Other high-paying locations include San Mateo, CA, White Plains, NY and North Andover, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $22,000. The highest paying states for activity assistants include Alaska, California and Maine. Meanwhile, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Indiana offer the lowest salaries.
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1. Washington, DC
$38,894
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k
2. San Mateo, CA
$35,593
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k
3. White Plains, NY
$30,000
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k
4. North Andover, MA
$28,615
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k
5. Fargo, ND
$28,506
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k
6. Bloomington, MN
$27,807
Avg. Salary
$16k
$51k

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Which Companies Pay Activity Assistants The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Sunrise Senior Living Management and Watermark Retirement Communities as they offer the highest salaries for activity assistants.
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Activity Assistant Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Activity Assistant Salaries

    The salary for an activity assistant can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $27,235
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    $30,554
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    Covina, CA
    01/20/2021
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    $43,618
    01/20/2021
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    Dickinson, ND
    Dickinson, ND
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    01/20/2021
    $31,660
    $31,660
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    $18,783
    $18,783
    01/19/2021
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    Waukee, IA
    Waukee, IA
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    $32,995
    $32,995
    01/12/2021
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    Activities Assistant
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    Northglenn, CO
    Northglenn, CO
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    $28,175
    $28,175
    01/10/2021
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    Activity Assistant
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    Granger, IN
    Granger, IN
    01/04/2021
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    $21,914
    $21,914
    01/04/2021
    Auburn Homes & Services
    Auburn Homes & Services
    Activity Assistant-Temporary
    Activity Assistant-Temporary
    Activity Assistant-Temporary
    Chaska, MN
    Chaska, MN
    12/25/2020
    12/25/2020
    $27,235
    $27,235
    12/25/2020
    School AGE Child Activity Assistant-Open Continuous
    School AGE Child Activity Assistant-Open Continuous
    Vista, CA
    Vista, CA
    12/21/2020
    12/21/2020
    $32,140
    $32,140
    12/21/2020