The salary statistics of recreation and fitness workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of recreation and fitness workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of recreation and fitness workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The recreation and fitness workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for recreation and fitness workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) recreation and fitness workers is $59,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,360. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 222% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of recreation and fitness workers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of recreation and fitness workers in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for recreation and fitness workers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $42,800. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $23,310).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |