Career Outlook for Recreational Therapists

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Also known as:
Certified Recreational Therapist, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, CTRS, Drama Therapist, Recreational Therapist, Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

The overall job outlook for Recreational Therapist careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 12.89 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.81 percent per year. Demand for Recreational Therapists is expected to go up, with an expected 1,520 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.84 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Recreational Therapists in the following states

California 1,660
Texas 1,520
New York 1,430
Pennsylvania 990
Florida 950
Massachusetts 800
Michigan 790
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Recreational Therapists

Montana
30
Wyoming
30
Maine
30
Arkansas
30
Vermont
40
North Dakota
40
New Hampshire
50