Recreation Specialist

Recreation Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$56,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$56,000
Median 50%
$122,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Charlotte County
Highest Paying City
Anchorage, AK
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a recreation specialist make?
Recreation Specialists in America make, on average, $56,198 a year or $27.02 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $122,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $25,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Recreation Specialists are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. States with the highest Recreation Specialist salaries include Alaska, North Dakota, Washington, Minnesota, and South Dakota. The typical tenure for a Recreation Specialist is 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Specialist
$58,635

Average Recreation Specialist Salary By Location

Across America, Recreation Specialists make on average $56,198 annually or $27.02 hourly. Anchorage, AK reports the highest annual salary for Recreation Specialists at 123,421. Not only that, Anchorage, AK also has an average entry-level salary of $84,000. Alaska, North Dakota, Washington, Minnesota, and South Dakota are the highest paying states. Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee have the lowest Recreation Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Anchorage, AK
$123,421
2
Milwaukee, WI
$73,862
3
Waukegan, IL
$73,033
4
Des Moines, IA
$70,569
5
New York, NY
$68,746

Average Recreation Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Recreation Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Recreation Specialists are in Non Profits companies and Professional companies. Companies like Charlotte County or Archdiocese Of San Francisco will get you the highest pay packages. If you can find a job at a company like Sharp HealthCare or Freeport-McMoRan, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Recreation Specialists.

Average Recreation Specialist Pay By Industry

Wages for Recreation Specialists can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Finance companies, Hospitality companies, and Health Care companies tend to have the highest salaries for Recreation Specialists. Salaries for Recreation Specialists in Finance companies average $63,597 annually, while Hospitality companies and Health Care companies pay $59,082 and $54,561, respectively. At $52,135, the average salary for Recreation Specialists in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$63,597
2
Hospitality
$59,082
3
Health Care
$54,561
4
Retail
$54,046
5
Professional
$52,932

Recently Added Recreation Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Mountain View, Ca
Recreation Specialist
01/29/2020
$49,378
01/29/2020
$44,328
City of Cincinnati
Recreation Specialist
01/29/2020
$31,305
Clark County, Nevada
Recreation Specialist
01/26/2020
$43,534
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Recreation Specialist
01/24/2020
$59,959
Wisconsin State Government
Recreation Specialist
01/24/2020
$26,547
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Recreation Specialist
01/24/2020
$59,959
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Recreation Specialist
01/23/2020
$65,740
City of Loveland
Recreation Specialist
01/17/2020
$41,448
City of Des Moines
Recreation Specialist
01/15/2020
$32,265
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