How Much Do Amusement Park Attendants Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Amusement and Recreation Attendants perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$25610 per year
Hourly wage
$12 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$18,150 to $20,080 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$9 to $10 per hour

Entry-level Amusement and Recreation Attendants with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $18,150 to $20,080 per year or $9 to $10 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Amusement and Recreation Attendants to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $16 $33,420
Senior (Top 25%) $14 $29,220
Middle (Mid 50%) $12 $24,760
Junior (Bottom 25%) $10 $20,080
No experience (Bottom 10%) $9 $18,150

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $16 $33,640
WA $16 $32,860
HI $15 $32,140
CA $15 $31,080
NY $15 $30,280
MA $15 $30,150
CO $14 $29,540
OR $14 $28,880
VT $14 $28,670
AK $14 $28,660

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Amusement and Recreation Attendant is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Amusement Park Attendants are in the states of DC, WA, HI, CA and NY.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Other Support Services $34710 $16.69
Individual and Family Services $32690 $15.72
Grantmaking and Giving Services $32260 $15.51
Food and Beverage Stores $30830 $14.82
State Government $30310 $14.57
Personal Care Services $30170 $14.51
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers $30150 $14.50
Other Schools and Instruction $29050 $13.97
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) $28520 $13.71
Gambling Industries $28140 $13.53
Offices of Physicians $27940 $13.44
Restaurants and Other Eating Places $27880 $13.40
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Other $27400 $13.17
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $27060 $13.01
Elementary and Secondary Schools $27030 $13.00
Traveler Accommodation $26910 $12.94
Rental and Leasing Services $26840 $12.90
Junior Colleges $26320 $12.65
Spectator Sports $26280 $12.63
Local Government $26270 $12.63
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events $25980 $12.49
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $25960 $12.48
Civic and Social Organizations $25920 $12.46
Performing Arts Companies $25620 $12.32
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions $25480 $12.25
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $25380 $12.20
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) $25260 $12.15
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries $25090 $12.06
Amusement Parks and Arcades $25080 $12.06
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores $25050 $12.05

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