Salary and Labor Market 

Labor Market Information

Entry Level Annual
 Wage 2015
Median Annual Wage 2015
Projected Growth Rate
Projected Regional Job Opening 2012-22
Recreational Therapists*

-2% 10
Recreation Workers $19,448
12% 250
Social & Community Service Managers $46,134
15% 120
 Source: DEED Labor Market Information Office,
* Economic development area information unavaiable. State data presented
Ridgewater College Placement Statistics 
Number of Total Graduates / Related Placement Rate
2014 2013
Activity Director / Activity Assistant 2/100%​
​2/100%​5/100% 3/100%
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services  
Ridgewater College Related Job Postings
Number of Job Postings
2016 2015
Human Services 293
Human Services - Aide, Attendant, Orderly
Source: Ridgewater College Career Services 
Past Job Postings on Ridgewater's Career Services Jobs Website for Ridgewater Graduates

Business Name 
​ACR Healthcare Group
​Residential Supervisor
​Roseville, Minnesota
Amy Johnson Residence Activity Director St. Paul, Minnesota
Appleton Area Health Services Activity Assistant Appleton, Minnesota
Auburn Homes & Services Activity Director Chaska & Waconia, Minnesota
Bethesda Activity Director Willmar, Minnesota
Cedar Crest Estates CNA, HHA, or TMA Silver Lake, Minnesota
Cherrywood Pointe Assisted Living Activities Assistant Roseville, Minnesota
​City of Sioux Falls
​Recreation Manager
​Sioux Falls, SD
Copperleaf Senior Living Activity Assistant Willmar, Minnesota
Earle Brown Terrace CRA Activity Assistant Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Ecumen Oaks & Pines Welder Hutchinson, Minnesota
Glesener's Inc. Day Program Facilitator; Care Attendants Bird Island, Minnesota
Good Samaritan Society Activity Assistant Hoffman, Minnesota
Good Samaritan Society Activity Assistant Glenwood, Minnesota
Heartland Community Action Agency Community Engagement Specialist Willmar, Minnesota
Lakeview Ranch Activity Specialist Darwin & Dassel, Minnesota
​Massage Retreat & Spa
​General Manager Position
​New Hope, Minnesota
Meeker Memorial Hospital Activity Coordinator Litchfield, Minnesota
Rice Care Center Activities Assistant Willmar, Minnesota
St. Cloud Hospital - CentraCare Activity Director St. Cloud, Minnesota
The Lighthouse of Waconia Life Engagement Coach; Resident Assistant Waconia, Minnesota
​Watertown-Mayer Community Education Kids' Company
​Lead Associate and Assistant
​Watertown, Minnesota
West Wind Village Activity Aides Morris, Minnesota
Willmar Care Center - Deseret Health Activities Assistant Willmar, Minnesota
 Source: Ridgewater College Career Services   

Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.