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Recreation Therapist Salary
in Arizona, United States

$45,941 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recreation Therapist is $45,941 a year and $22 an hour in Arizona, United States. The average salary range for a Recreation Therapist is between $33,837 and $56,037. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Recreation Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arizona, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Recreation Therapist Job Listings for Arizona, United States

Jan 15
Yuma, AZ, USA
U.S. Marine Corps
Performs and/or assists in the operation of the recreation activity. Based on established policies, incumbent carries out assigned phases of designated activity applying an understanding of the ...
Therapist / Physical Therapist Job in Verde, Arizona
Jan 5
Verde, Arizona, USA
Host Healthcare
This exciting area offers many recreational activities. As a premier travel therapy company, Host Healthcare offers top pay, excellent benefits, and personalized service. The ideal candidate for this ...
Jan 22
Prescott Valley, AZ, USA
Sequel Youth and Family Services
MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST CLASSIFICATION: One FTE- Exempt (salary) GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The mental health therapist is responsible for developing and monitoring all direct client related ...
Jan 16
Tucson, AZ, USA
SUMMARY The Therapist carries a caseload of mixed acuity and will provide on-going individual, family, and/or group therapy. QUALIFICATIONS * Master's Degree in Counseling, Therapy, Psychology or ...
EMDR Therapist
Jan 15
Peoria, AZ, USA
Serin Center
Serin Center is expanding and hiring EMDR trained therapists for our Peoria, Scottsdale, and Tempe locations. Part time opportunity with the potential of growth. Send your resume to: humanresources ...