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Recreation Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $11.79
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$9.20 $11.12 $14.63
Minnesota
$9.56 $11.79 $15.08
Central Minnesota
$9.64 $11.23 $13.73
Northeast Minnesota
$9.13 $11.01 $14.33
Northwest Minnesota
$8.87 $10.64 $13.30
Southeast Minnesota
$8.96 $11.15 $15.45
Southwest Minnesota
$9.09 $10.60 $12.05
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.05 $12.77 $16.27

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 7,470 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Recreation Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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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%
  2012 2022 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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