Recreational Therapist Salaries in Fort Myers, FL

Alternate Job Titles: Recreational Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation Worker

What is the average Recreational Therapist salary for Fort Myers, FL?

The salary for someone with the job title Recreational Therapist in Fort Myers, FL varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Recreational Therapist salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Recreational Therapist in Fort Myers, FL.

Categories:  Sports and Recreation, Healthcare -- Technicians

Similar Job Titles:  Recreational Therapy Director, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Massage Therapist, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Certified Respiratory Therapist, Physical Therapist - Home Care, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant, Physical Therapist - Nursing Home

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Recreational Therapist in Fort Myers, FL that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Recreational Therapist in Fort Myers are expected to make less than the median.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2014

Median $44,448
  • 10%$35,262
  • 25%$39,640
  • 75%$49,308
  • 90%$53,733

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Job Description for Recreational Therapist

Plans and directs medically approved recreational programs for patients. Organizes activities according to patients' capabilities, needs, and interests. Advises patients to get involved in leisure activities. Prepares reports for patients' physicians describing individual patient symptoms and reactions to therapeutic programs. Requires a bachelor's degree and a license/certification to practice from the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Specialists. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. View full job description

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