Teen Counselor Career

*A job as a Teen Counselor falls under the broader career category of Recreation Workers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Recreation Workers : 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.


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Recreation Worker Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$25,830

Median Hourly Wage

$12.42*

Total Employed Nationally

321,110


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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