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Recreation Workers

in Massachusetts

Conduct recreation activities with groups in public, private, or volunteer agencies or recreation facilities. Organize and promote activities, such as arts and crafts, sports, games, music, dramatics, social recreation, camping, and hobbies, taking into account the needs and interests of individual members.

Occupation Projection for Recreation Workers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
399032  Recreation Workers 9,966 10,685 719 7.21 % 676 1,033 72 1,781 High school diploma or equivalent 

Recreation Workers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,550  36 % 4,010  37 % 460  13 % $30,370
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    2,540  26 % 2,860  27 % 320  13 % $30,160
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    1,420  14 % 1,500  14 % 80  6 % $27,020
Other Services (except Government)    1,420  14 % 1,510  14 % 90  6 % $27,020
Educational Services    860  9 % 1,000  9 % 140  16 % $34,170
Educational Services    860  9 % 1,000  9 % 140  16 % $34,170
Social Assistance    860  9 % 980  9 % 120  14 % $30,110
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    550  5 % 640  6 % 90  17 % $28,340
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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