Recreational Therapists Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for recreational therapists in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of recreational therapists amongst Missouri areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Recreational Therapists in Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,590
25th Percentile Wage
$35,700
50th Percentile Wage
$43,160
75th Percentile Wage
$52,190
90th Percentile Wage
$66,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreational therapists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,190. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $43,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,590.

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
$43,160
8.11% 14.53%
2016
$39,660
-4.06% -
2015
$41,270
4.22% -
2014
$39,530
0.81% -
2013
$39,210
5.92% -
2012
$36,890
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Recreational Therapists in Missouri Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of recreational therapists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of recreational therapists in state of Missouri ranges from $31,660 to $44,540. The highest paying area for recreational therapists in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $44,540. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Springfield (mean annual salary $43,550). The lowest paying area is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $31,660.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$44,540
Springfield
$43,550
Kansas City
$40,800
Southeast Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$39,890
Jefferson City
$39,120
St Joseph
$31,660




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