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Medical Recreational Therapist Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$56,953 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$689

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Medical Recreational Therapist is $56,953 a year and $27 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Medical Recreational Therapist is between $41,948 and $69,469. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Medical Recreational Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Creates, arranges, and leads medically approved recreation program for patients in hospitals and other institutions.
  • Directs and organizes such activities as sports, dramatics, games, and arts and crafts to assist patients to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities.
  • Regulates content of program in accordance with patients' capabilities, needs, and interests.
  • Instructs patients in relaxation techniques, such as deep breathing, concentration, and other activities, to reduce stress and tension.
  • Instructs patients in calisthenics, stretching and limbering exercises.
Medical Recreational Therapist Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Recreational Therapists

Job family population: 18,490

Estimated population of Medical Recreational Therapist jobs: 5,306

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,024
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About New York-Manhattan, New York

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Medical Recreational Therapist Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Activities/Recreation Assistant - Part Time Sunday Only - Luxury Assisted Living
May 16
Danbury, CT, USA
Maplewood Senior Living
Plans, schedule, and leads, recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents. ... recreation, occupational therapy, gerontology or related field, or two years of full-time ...
Activities/Recreation (Lifestyle) Coordinator - Memory Care - Full and Part-Time
Apr 25
Southport, CT, USA
Maplewood Senior Living
... medical, dental, vision, paid time-off, voluntary Aflac insurance and a 401K plan. The Lifestyle ... Plans, schedule, lead and monitor, recreational programs to meet the needs of all of our residents. ...
Home Health Aide - Community Service Worker (Certified HHA)
May 15
Dobbs Ferry, United States
Archcare
On occasion, the needs of participants by assisting with transportation or with escorts to medical ... recreational therapists, specialists and others as may participate with the team as needed. • ...
Community Service Worker (CSW)
Mar 2
New York, United States
Archcare
On occasion, the needs of participants by assisting with transportation or with escorts to medical ... recreational therapists, specialists and others as may participate with the team as needed. • ...
Chief Clinical Officer
Apr 26
New York, United States
Archcare
... Medical Records, Social Services, Recreation Therapy, Dietary and Central Supply. Insures • Reviews and acts upon the clinical reports of inspecting agencies. Maintains open relationships with ...
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