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2023 Recreational Therapy Salary

There are about 3,232 students enrolled in Recreational Therapy in the USA.

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College is a large investment for most people. It's critical to be confident you get a high return on your investment. We aim for the following career and income insights to support you in making an informed decision when picking your major.

Fresh out of college, Recreational Therapy graduates make $61,154 a year on average, making them the 43rd highest earning graduates. After a little time in their vocations, they generally make something between $35,064 and $90,834, but average approximately $56,787. To put it in context, that's 47% higher than the United States average.

The most common job placement for a Recreational Therapy graduate is Registered Nurse, which commonly earn close to $46,000; next are Certified Nursing Assistant and Web Developer, which generally earn about $22,000 and $55,000 respectively.

The Great Lakes has the highest grossing Recreational Therapy graduates. The most well paid state for Recreational Therapy alumni is MI. The highest grossing conference for Recreational Therapy graduates is Patriot League.

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