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After graduation, recreation and leisure studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $67,101, while the bottom 20% make closer to $27,771. The median grad salary is $43,168.
Recreation and Leisure Studies graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in recreation and leisure studies is $27,667, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $44,952.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
Highest paying jobs for recreation and leisure studies graduates
As per most recent US census
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