Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Recreation Workers (39-9032)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 745 766 2.82 45 80 127
United States 408300 442000 0.0 25400 45300 74000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 14.88 9.38 11.26 13.67 17.12 22.36
Alaska 19.95 11.46 13.27 18.18 24.71 31.98
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 17.23 10.97 11.74 16.77 19.69 25.37
Fairbanks North Star Borough 28.07 18.09 21.38 26.13 33.38 42.44
Balance of State 20.74 12.58 14.20 18.83 27.58 32.23

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.