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Recreation Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be recreation workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Coordination44
Speaking44
Active Listening44
Service Orientation43.75
Social Perceptiveness44

Recreation Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be recreation workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension44
Oral Expression44
Speech Clarity3.883.25
Near Vision3.623.25
Problem Sensitivity3.623.12

Recreation Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be recreation workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
English Language4.114.23
Public Safety and Security3.824.22
Customer and Personal Service3.654.2
Education and Training3.524.7
Law and Government3.432.8

Recreation Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being recreation workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Getting Information4.564.68
Thinking Creatively4.524.53
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.384.41
Scheduling Work and Activities4.34.76
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.184.14

Recreation Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being recreation workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Self Control4.73
Integrity4.65
Cooperation4.62
Concern for Others4.61
Dependability4.61

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Recreation Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Recreation Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim18,060 $29,220
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward9,590 $35,330
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach6,420 $27,250
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington6,070 $25,220
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn5,200 $25,630
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land4,650 $26,010
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue4,050 $33,030
San Diego-Carlsbad3,990 $29,050
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale3,890 $27,850
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell3,810 $27,620

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to recreation workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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