Recreation Workers

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Occupation Description

Recreation workers manage recreation events with groups in multiple agencies or recreational accommodations. They establish and endorse events, such as arts, games, music, theatre, recreation, camping, and other hobbies, in accordance with the needs and interests of individual participants.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

309730

Job Openings By 2020

118600

Growth Rate

19%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Recreation and Leisure Studies

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth