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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of recreational therapists from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|
|Barnstable Town|| |