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.
Highest paying jobs in Recreation include: Software Engineer, Food Service Director and Sales Manager.