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Recreational Therapists

 

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

Recreational Therapists plan, direct, or coordinate programs for patients in a variety of settings. They work in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. They may plan sports, trips, or social activities. They may assess patients.


Wages $23.34 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Excellent
Education & Training Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Therapeutic Services
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