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Careers in Recreation

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What are the highest paying jobs in Recreation?
The recreation industry covers a variety of entertainment, cultural and other recreational fields. Live events and exhibits, from rock music to historical and/or cultural, are part of this industry, as are leisure-time interests covering hobbies such as rock climbing, skiing, hiking and camping, canoeing and many more. As a whole, the industry employed an estimated 16,348.5 people in the United States in 2018.* Careers include cultural arts directors, recreation programs supervisors, park development managers, recreation coordinators and more.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019.
Highest paying jobs in Recreation include: Food Service Director, Software Engineer and Director of Sales Operations.
Total Jobs:
3,298
Total Experts:
13,048
Companies Hiring:
286
Total value of jobs:
$1,247,580,000

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