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Recreation Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $11.22
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers

Area Low Median High
U S
$8.23 $10.84 $18.84
Minnesota
$8.11 $11.22 $18.01
Central Minnesota
$8.21 $11.01 $18.51
Northeast Minnesota
$7.95 $10.80 $18.94
Northwest Minnesota
$7.88 $10.18 $14.80
Southeast Minnesota
$8.09 $10.99 $17.79
Southwest Minnesota
$8.04 $10.33 $15.72
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$8.19 $11.84 $18.33

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 6,950 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Recreation Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,990 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2010-2020. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Recreation Workers
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 339,100 403,400 64,300 19%
Minnesota 6,549 7,494 945 14.4%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 970 1,234 264 27.2%
Northeast Minnesota 438 522 84 19.2%
Northwest Minnesota 788 887 99 12.6%
Southeast Minnesota 510 596 86 16.9%
Southwest Minnesota 535 574 39 7.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,329 3,742 413 12.4%


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