Recreational Therapists Salary Information in Worcester, Massachusetts

The annual and hourly salary statistics of recreational therapists in Worcester, Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of recreational therapists in Worcester is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,170
25th Percentile Wage
$27,270
50th Percentile Wage
$34,800
75th Percentile Wage
$43,740
90th Percentile Wage
$49,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreational therapists in Worcester, Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $49,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $23,170.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.14
25th Percentile Wage
$13.11
50th Percentile Wage
$16.73
75th Percentile Wage
$21.03
90th Percentile Wage
$23.59

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for recreational therapists in Worcester, Massachusetts. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.59. The median hourly salary is $16.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.14.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of recreational therapists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,8006.55%14.91%
201532,5209.44%-
201429,450-2.82%-
201330,2802.21%-
201229,610--

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

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $34,800, Worcester is the lowest paying city for recreational therapists in state of Massachusetts, following city of Springfield (median annual salary of $50,500). In comparison, the median annual salary of recreational therapists in Worcester is 31.1 percent (31.1%) lower than that in the highest paying city Springfield.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Springfield
$50,500
Peabody
$44,870
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$40,350
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$40,080
Worcester
$34,800

See also: Top paying jobs in Worcester, Massachusetts.