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Recreational Therapist Salary
in Maryland, United States

$51,642 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Recreational Therapist is $51,642 a year and $25 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Recreational Therapist is between $38,036 and $62,991. 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 Maryland, 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 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Recreational Therapist Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Physical Therapist (PT) Full Time Permanent
Dec 5
Snow Hill, United States
Blue Royal Staffing
Home to a quaint downtown retail area and a broad spectrum of recreational activities! Competitive pay and excellent benefits offered. POSITION TYPE: Physical Therapist (PT) LOCATION: Snow Hill, MD ...
Mental Health Therapist (Addiction & Substance Abuse)
Dec 5
Waldorf, MD, USA
Recovery Centers of America
Mental Health Therapist (Addiction & Substance Abuse) candidates with a PhD in Psychology will be given priority. Mental Health Therapist Candidates must have at least 1 year of prior experience ...
LMSW or LGPC, Individual Therapist $1,000 signing bonus!
Dec 4
Catonsville, MD, USA
Powell Recovery Center
We are looking to expand our staff with qualified and talented individuals at our Baltimore City location and offering a $1,000 signing bonus for new hires! Powell Recovery Center delivers high ...
Mental Health Therapist
Nov 30
Dundalk, MD, USA
Therapist Job Summary We are seeking an experienced, communicative, and compassionate therapist to join our team and support the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of our clients. In this ...
Community Mental Health Therapist
Nov 20
Baltimore, MD, USA
Robert Sylvia Group
We are seeking a Maryland Board Licensed Mental Health Therapist to join our team! You will provide recovery-oriented treatment services to both adults and children in family and or individual ...