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Therapeutic Recreation Aide Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$43,752 (USD)

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The average pay for a Therapeutic Recreation Aide is $43,752 a year and $21 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Therapeutic Recreation Aide is between $33,248 and $52,388. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Therapeutic Recreation Aide. 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

  • Assists Recreational Therapist in improving the functioning of patients/residents who have physical, cognitive, social, emotional, developmental, or age-related needs in hospitals, out-patient clinics, and other health care or assisted living facilities.
  • Leads and encourages interest and involvement in individual and group recreation activities, such as arts, crafts, walks, sports, games, and hobbies.
  • Greets new arrivals to activities, explains the facility rules, and introduces them to other participants.
  • Demonstrates use of materials and equipment.
  • Requires a Recreational Therapy Assistant license or certification.
Therapeutic Recreation Aide Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Healthcare Support Workers, All Other

Job family population: 92,030

Estimated population of Therapeutic Recreation Aide jobs: 85,698

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Therapeutic Recreation Aide Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Recreational Therapist
May 22
Woodside, NY, USA
Queens Blvd Extended Care Facility
The right candidate will work with the director of recreation therapy and aides to conduct programs ... Experience: Two years' experience working in a therapeutic setting or having completed an ...
Clinical Social Worker IIIA- Geriatric Mental Health Clinics
Mar 25
Bronx, NY, USA
The provision of Mental Health Crisis Intervention, Social Casework and Therapeutic Services to a ... aide, public assistance, Medicare, Medicaid, emergency cash relief, legal aide, vocational ...
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