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Recreational Therapist Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$41,918 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$507

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recreational Therapist is $41,918 a year and $20 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Recreational Therapist is between $30,875 and $51,131. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Recreational Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,595
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Recreational Therapist Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Therapist
Dec 1
Forrest City, AR, USA
R.L. Scott Associates/National Healthcare Search
THERAPIST Reports To: Clinical Director JOB SUMMARY Counsels residents/students regarding psychological or emotional problems and develops and implements therapeutic treatment plan by performing the ...
Therapist Behavioral Health
Dec 12
Edmondson, AR, USA
Lifes Strategies of Arkansas, LLC
Our Therapists works with a team of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals to provide face-to-face mental health services to our patients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders ...
Therapist Behavioral Health
Dec 12
Marion, AR, USA
Lifes Strategies of Arkansas, LLC
Our Therapists works with a team of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals to provide face-to-face mental health services to our patients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders ...
Therapist Behavioral Health
Dec 12
Newport, AR, USA
Lifes Strategies of Arkansas, LLC
Our Therapists works with a team of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals to provide face-to-face mental health services to our patients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders ...
Therapist Behavioral Health
Dec 12
Blackfish, AR, USA
Lifes Strategies of Arkansas, LLC
Our Therapists works with a team of mental health professionals and paraprofessionals to provide face-to-face mental health services to our patients with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders ...
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