Updated August 18, 2021
Average Group Leader Salary
$92,000 yearly
$44.55 hourly

Entry level Salary
$58,000 yearly
$58,000
10 %
$92,000
Median
$146,000
90 %
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PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$146,000
$12,167
$70
75th Percentile
$117,000
$9,750
$56
Average
$92,667
$7,722
$45
25th Percentile
$72,000
$6,000
$35
10th Percentile
$58,000
$4,833
$28

Average Group Leader Salary By State

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Group Leader average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdescJob Countascdesc
Alabama
$83,198
$40.00
Alaska
$102,480
$49.27
Arizona
$72,865
$35.03
Arkansas
$85,425
$41.07
California
$70,118
$33.71
Colorado
$70,436
$33.86
Connecticut
$94,739
$45.55
Delaware
$96,785
$46.53
District of Columbia
$90,978
$43.74
Florida
$94,645
$45.50
Georgia
$83,436
$40.11
Hawaii
$59,547
$28.63
Idaho
$76,568
$36.81
Illinois
$68,068
$32.73
Indiana
$63,281
$30.42
Iowa
$61,566
$29.60
Kansas
$71,340
$34.30
Kentucky
$75,478
$36.29
Louisiana
$88,124
$42.37
Maine
$83,289
$40.04
Maryland
$64,333
$30.93
Massachusetts
$92,024
$44.24
Michigan
$77,172
$37.10
Minnesota
$68,453
$32.91
Mississippi
$75,060
$36.09
Missouri
$74,141
$35.64
Montana
$57,197
$27.50
Nebraska
$58,770
$28.25
Nevada
$71,080
$34.17
New Hampshire
$81,418
$39.14
New Jersey
$85,236
$40.98
New Mexico
$82,322
$39.58
New York
$84,717
$40.73
North Carolina
$74,379
$35.76
North Dakota
$59,574
$28.64
Ohio
$63,340
$30.45
Oklahoma
$93,185
$44.80
Oregon
$83,305
$40.05
Pennsylvania
$72,111
$34.67
Rhode Island
$100,726
$48.43
South Carolina
$66,258
$31.85
South Dakota
$59,574
$28.64
Tennessee
$87,452
$42.04
Texas
$82,765
$39.79
Utah
$71,177
$34.22
Vermont
$81,776
$39.32
Virginia
$80,108
$38.51
Washington
$91,943
$44.20
West Virginia
$77,384
$37.20
Wisconsin
$61,606
$29.62
Wyoming
$63,854
$30.70

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Highest Paying Cities For Group Leader

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Seattle, WA
$99,456
$47.82
Wilmington, DE
$98,957
$47.58
Boston, MA
$92,663
$44.55
Jackson, TN
$89,254
$42.91
Lakewood, NJ
$85,586
$41.15
New York, NY
$85,436
$41.08

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How much does a Group Leader make?

The average group leader salary is $92,667 per year, or $44.55 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $58,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $146,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Rhode Island, Delaware, Connecticut, and Florida provide the highest group leader salaries.

Average Group Leader Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $92,700
    $44.55
    +2.1%
    2020
    $90,700
    $43.63
    +2.7%
    2019
    $88,300
    $42.44
    +2.3%
    2018
    $86,200
    $41.46
    +3.0%
    2017
    $83,600
    $40.21
    +1.0%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Activity Coordinator

    Avg. salary: $36,632

    An activity coordinator is someone who creates and plans activities, outings, and events in various settings. Typically, they oversee creating programs, staffing events, and supervising the implementation of activities. They generally report to the activity director or community manager. One of their tasks is to collaborate with directors of studies to schedule the activities. Other tasks include coordinating staff with the activities and informing them of the decisions regularly. Also, they strategize, coordinate, and encourage the members to participate in the activities.
    23,528 Activity Coordinator Jobs
    Activities Director

    Avg. salary: $47,909

    An activities director is responsible for planning engaging events for the participants, considering individual interests and the safety of procedures and resources. Activities directors guide the activity staff on assisting the participants, ensuring that they are comfortable with joining the activities. Since most activities directors work at a healthcare facility or elderly institution, they must also monitor the health of the participants by conducting therapeutic activities and evaluate the participants' progress for every program. The activities director must be a critical-thinker, as well as have excellent communication skills to coordinate with facilities personnel for successful activity completion.
    12,896 Activities Director Jobs
    Day Camp Counselor

    Avg. salary: $24,184

    The job of the camp counselors is to develop recreational plans and oversee camp activities in residential camps. Their duties and responsibilities include organizing camping trips, planning and scheduling group activities, and guiding children and teenagers in various outdoor activities such as swimming and hiking. They are expected to lead campers in emergency procedures and fire drills, explain safety rules and procedures, and provide emotional support to campers. Camp counselors are also responsible for assessing and responding to emergencies when they arise.
    25,426 Day Camp Counselor Jobs
    Summer Camp Counselor

    Avg. salary: $22,865

    Summer camps are programs with different themes organized for children or teenagers during the summer months. Summer camp counselors are responsible for the overall supervision of campers and the planning and implementation of the different programs to give children a memorable experience. It is their responsibility to create a fun, safe, and rewarding environment for each camper. They provide counsel, support, and monitor each camper's individual development. A good summer camp counselor is reliable, honest, and has strong leadership skills.
    24,425 Summer Camp Counselor Jobs
    Camp Counselor

    Avg. salary: $23,963

    Camp counselors' general responsibility is the supervision of a camping event. Camp counselors' duties include reiterating the rules and regulations, emergency drills and procedures, and related standard protocols to ensure that the campers maintain a safe camping environment. A camp counselor should possess strong leadership and decision-making skills to develop recreational programs and immediately resolve concerns that might affect everyone's overall camping experience. Camp counselors also help develop social interaction, promote teamwork, and monitor participation among campers.
    23,718 Camp Counselor Jobs
    Activities Leader

    Avg. salary: $30,431

    An activity leader's main duty is to offer sports programs and exercises that are riveting in a positive manner. The activities typically assigned to leaders are the ones they understand for the smooth promotion and planning of events. Usually, hotel resorts and summer camps seasonally employ activity leaders to make time for different exercises throughout the year. Working as an activities leader can also be viewed as a way to practically enhance a person's teaching or coaching skills, leadership and communication skills, and marketing skills when it comes to publicizing upcoming events.
    20,855 Activities Leader Jobs
    Job TitleascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly RateascdescJob Openingsascdesc
    Activity Coordinator
    $36,632
    $3,053
    $17.61
    23,528
    Activities Director
    $47,910
    $3,992
    $23.03
    12,896
    Day Camp Counselor
    $24,185
    $2,015
    $11.63
    25,426
    Summer Camp Counselor
    $22,866
    $1,905
    $10.99
    24,425
    Camp Counselor
    $23,963
    $1,997
    $11.52
    23,718
    Activities Leader
    $30,431
    $2,536
    $14.63
    20,855
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    To earn a high income as a group leader, working for BOK Financial or Western Union might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Barclays Capital and Backlund Investment Co report highly competitive wages for group leaders.
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    Recently Added Group Leader Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Western Union
    Group Leader, Global Strategic Partnerships
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    08/31/2021
    $135,000
    08/31/2021
    The Salvation Army
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    Lynn, MA
    08/31/2021
    $28,175
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    Lowell, MA
    08/29/2021
    $30,262
    08/29/2021
    First Group
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    Denver, CO
    08/29/2021
    $40,175
    08/29/2021
    City of Lakewood, Co
    Child Care Group Leader II
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    Lakewood, CO
    08/28/2021
    $27,131
    08/28/2021
    Cora Services
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    After School Program Group Leader
    Philadelphia, PA
    08/27/2021
    $31,305
    08/27/2021
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    San Diego, CA
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    $41,740
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    Overland Park, KS
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    $35,813
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    Average Group Leader Salary by Demographic

    Group Leader Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $97,794
    female-income
    Female Income
    $90,375
    Genderascdesc
    Incomeascdesc
    Male$97,794
    Female$90,375
    Median Group Leader Income by Race
    Asian group leaders have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american group leaders have the lowest average salary at $90,371.
    $100,000
    $80,000
    $60,000
    $40,000
    $20,000
    $0
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    White$92,959
    Black or African American$90,371
    Asian$99,098
    Hispanic or Latino$92,144
    Average Group Leader Salary by Education Level
    Group leaders with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $115,128 annually. With a Bachelors degree, group leaders earn a median annual income of $103,048 compared to $95,360 for group leaders with an Associate degree.
    $120,000
    $96,000
    $72,000
    $48,000
    $24,000
    $0
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$90,375
    Master's Degree$115,128
    Bachelor's Degree$103,048
    Some College/ Associate Degree$95,360