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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: $18.39
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$14.43 $17.06 $19.74
Minnesota
$16.20 $18.39 $22.05
Central Minnesota
$16.35 $18.18 $21.95
Northeast Minnesota
$15.55 $18.04 $21.69
Northwest Minnesota
$15.30 $17.51 $19.60
Southeast Minnesota
$15.68 $17.85 $21.34
Southwest Minnesota
$15.00 $17.25 $19.98
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$17.01 $18.90 $22.56

* "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 5,730 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 very 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 16,737 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 354,100 411,900 57,800 16.3%
Minnesota 9,386 10,704 1,318 14%
Central Minnesota 1,064 1,213 149 14%
Northeast Minnesota 678 761 83 12.2%
Northwest Minnesota 832 970 138 16.6%
Southeast Minnesota 638 736 98 15.4%
Southwest Minnesota 767 873 106 13.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,885 6,648 763 13%


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