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||
|Career Pathways||Therapeutic Services|
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