Recreation Therapist salary in the United States

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How much do Recreation Therapists make?
The average total salary for a Recreation Therapist is $46,500 per year. This is based on data from 821 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Recreation Therapist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Recreation Therapist salary can vary between $21,000 to $80,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Recreation Therapist demographics in United States

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63% are single
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37% are married
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26% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Recreation Therapists in United States

821 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a recreation therapist in the United States is $46,500 per year. Recreation therapist salaries in the United States can vary between $21,000 to $80,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 821 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as recreation therapist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for recreation therapists in the United States: Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($62,500 a year), Dallas Metro Area, TX ($53,500 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($51,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.