Recreational Therapists Salary Information in Ohio

The average annual and hourly salaries for recreational therapists in the state of Ohio are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of recreational therapists amongst Ohio metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Recreational Therapists in Ohio

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,560
25th Percentile Wage
$41,000
50th Percentile Wage
$47,640
75th Percentile Wage
$57,920
90th Percentile Wage
$65,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreational therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,560.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.61
25th Percentile Wage
$19.71
50th Percentile Wage
$22.90
75th Percentile Wage
$27.85
90th Percentile Wage
$31.44

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for recreational therapists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.44. The median hourly salary is $22.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.61.

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
201647,6400.44%10.31%
201547,4306.62%-
201444,2902.12%-
201343,3501.43%-
201242,730--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of recreational therapists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of recreational therapists in state of Ohio ranges from $37,720 to $50,220. The highest paying area for recreational therapists in Ohio is Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor with a median annual salary of $50,220. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $49,260). The lowest paying area is Dayton with a median annual salary of $37,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$50,220
Cincinnati-Middletown
$49,260
Columbus
$47,220
Dayton
$37,720


Related:

Highest paying cities for recreational therapists

Highest paying industries for recreational therapists.