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Recreation Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $12.72
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$9.77 $11.79 $15.46
Minnesota
$10 $12.72 $16.38
Central Minnesota
$9.69 $10.98 $13.36
Northeast Minnesota
$9.74 $12.11 $14.81
Northwest Minnesota
$9.65 $10.26 $13.13
Southeast Minnesota
$9.75 $10.85 $13.21
Southwest Minnesota
$9.98 $11.83 $14.7
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$11.31 $14.31 $18

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 8010 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Recreation Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2580 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Recreation Workers
Area Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 379300 418300 38900 10.3%
Minnesota 8434 9455 1021 12.1%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Northeast Minnesota 423 449 26 6.1%
Central Minnesota 842 946 104 12.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4967 5711 744 14.9%
Southwest Minnesota 505 502 -3 -0.5%
Northwest Minnesota 996 1070 74 7.4%
Southeast Minnesota 563 601 38 6.7%


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