Teach courses pertaining to recreation, leisure, and fitness studies, including exercise physiology and facilities management. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 17,100 people employed as recreation and fitness studies teachers, postsecondary in the United States. The median annual salary is $72,440. Entry level employees earn approximately $37,630 per year and senior employees earn approximately $128,230 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.