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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 1,280 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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 345,400 394,400 49,000 14.2%
Minnesota 6,032 6,602 570 9.4%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 605 661 56 9.3%
Northeast Minnesota 391 411 20 5.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,397 3,775 378 11.1%
Northwest Minnesota 753 837 84 11.2%
Southeast Minnesota 401 432 31 7.7%
Southwest Minnesota 448 461 13 2.9%


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