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Recreational Therapists

Provide treatment and recreational activities for people with disabilities or illness.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$26.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  12.9%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Develop health assessment methods or programs.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Develop treatment plans that use non-medical therapies.
  • Establish treatment goals.
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Job Title Examples:

Activity Director
Rehabilitation Therapist
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

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