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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: $13.68
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.85 $12.90 $16.46
Minnesota
$11.29 $13.68 $16.10
Central Minnesota
$10.45 $11.77 $15.20
Northeast Minnesota
$12.01 $14.85 $18.35
Northwest Minnesota
$10.29 $12.25 $15.81
Southeast Minnesota
$11.50 $13.47 $15.25
Southwest Minnesota
$12.53 $13.67 $14.86
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$11.32 $14.03 $16.83

* "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 8,640 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 low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 16,346 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 408,300 442,000 33,800 8.3%
Minnesota 9,110 9,774 664 7.3%
Central Minnesota 1,135 1,223 88 7.8%
Northeast Minnesota 370 389 19 5.1%
Northwest Minnesota 601 622 21 3.5%
Southeast Minnesota 968 992 24 2.5%
Southwest Minnesota 493 490 -3 -0.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,596 6,146 550 9.8%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.