Career Outlook for Recreation Workers

Also known as:  Activities Aide, Activities Assistant, Activities Coordinator, Activities Leader, Camp Counselor, Playground Worker, Recreation Activities Coordinator, Recreation Assistant, Recreational Aide
The overall job outlook for Recreation Worker careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 10.10 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.68 percent per year. Demand for Recreation Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 82,270 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.50 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Recreation Workers in the following states
California 35,880
New York 25,280
Florida 20,610
Illinois 16,050
Ohio 16,040
Texas 12,380
Pennsylvania 11,200
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Recreation Workers
Virgin Islands 90
Guam 170
Alaska 540
Wyoming 630
Delaware 690
South Dakota 750
Idaho 840