Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+16.5% (much faster than the average)


What Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate entertainment and recreational activities and operations of a recreational facility, including cruise ships and parks.

Other Job Titles Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling May Have

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Director ,

Missoula Parks and Recreation

My day-to-day work varies based on the time of year and the social or environmental issues at hand. I'm here to see what people and place need to provide better opportunity. A typical day for me could include six to eight hours of meetings, site visits, and special events. I spend a lot of time with people, whether in person or through phone calls about various parks and recreation issues.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Administer first aid in emergency situations.
  • Assign tasks and work hours to staff.
  • Calculate and record department expenses and revenue.
  • Clean equipment and areas of amusement park, cruise ship, or other recreational facility.
  • Explain rules and regulations of facilities and entertainment attractions to customers.

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