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 information of recreational therapists in Worcester 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 Worcester, Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,740
25th Percentile Wage
$33,360
50th Percentile Wage
$39,540
75th Percentile Wage
$45,800
90th Percentile Wage
$49,490

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 $49,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,740.

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
$39,540
11.99% 25.11%
2016
$34,800
6.55% -
2015
$32,520
9.44% -
2014
$29,450
-2.82% -
2013
$30,280
2.21% -
2012
$29,610
- -

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

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $39,540 in Worcester is in the middle of salary range for recreational therapists in state of Massachusetts. In comparison, the annual salary of recreational therapists in Worcester is 23.0 percent (23.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Boston-Cambridge-Quincy and 9.9 percent (9.9%) 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 Worcester, Massachusetts.