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Recreational Therapists Salary Information in Springfield, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of recreational therapists in Springfield, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of recreational therapists in Springfield is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Recreational Therapists in Springfield, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,190
25th Percentile Wage
$36,090
50th Percentile Wage
$44,710
75th Percentile Wage
$76,980
90th Percentile Wage
$91,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreational therapists in Springfield, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of recreational therapists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,710
-12.95% 10.62%
2016
$50,500
7.92% -
2015
$46,500
8.92% -
2014
$42,350
8.15% -
2013
$38,900
-2.72% -
2012
$39,960
- -

Table 3. Compare Recreational Therapists Salary in Springfield with Other Massachusetts Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $44,710 in Springfield is in the middle of salary range for recreational therapists in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of recreational therapists in Springfield is 12.9 percent (12.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Boston-Cambridge-Quincy and 20.3 percent (20.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Barnstable Town.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$51,320
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$46,320
Springfield
$44,710
Peabody
$43,330
Worcester
$39,540
Barnstable Town
$35,640



See also: Top paying jobs in Springfield, Massachusetts.