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Recreation Workers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $11.73
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Recreation Workers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$9.32 $11.32 $14.86
Minnesota
$9.47 $11.73 $15.09
Central Minnesota
$9.86 $11.38 $13.97
Northeast Minnesota
$9.16 $10.88 $13.75
Northwest Minnesota
$8.8 $9.58 $12.57
Southeast Minnesota
$8.97 $10.39 $14.24
Southwest Minnesota
$9.51 $11.46 $14.15
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.06 $12.82 $16.52

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 8400 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Recreation Workers most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 2580 new Recreation Workers to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Recreation Workers
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 379300 418300 38900 10.3%
Minnesota 8434 9455 1021 12.1%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southwest Minnesota 448 461 13 2.9%
Southeast Minnesota 401 432 31 7.7%
Northwest Minnesota 753 837 84 11.2%
Central Minnesota 605 661 56 9.3%
Northeast Minnesota 391 411 20 5.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3397 3775 378 11.1%


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