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Therapeutic Recreation Worker Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$54,617 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Therapeutic Recreation Worker is $54,617 a year and $26 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Therapeutic Recreation Worker is between $40,228 and $66,620. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Therapeutic Recreation Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, 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 %



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Therapeutic Recreation Worker Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Milieu Nurse
Jan 1
Milford, United States
Boys and Girls Village Inc
Communicate and educate the mental health workers regarding any medical issues, medication ... Provide direct care, supervision, behavioral management, recreational and therapeutic programming
Memory Care Director - Assisted Living & Memory Care Senior Living
Dec 12
Southport, United States
Maplewood Senior Living
Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life ... Degree in social work, nursing, psychology, gerontology or therapeutic recreation or related field
Lifestyle Assistant-Part Time-Assisted Living Community - Weekends a Must!
Dec 21
Darien, United States
Maplewood Senior Living
... that it is therapeutic to the residents and maximizes their quality of life. Maplewood Senior ... Must possess a passion for working with the senior population and improving their quality of life