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Average Hourly Rate for Six Flags Inc Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $16.25), people who work for Six Flags Inc earn an approximate salary of $10.06 per hour. Six Flags Inc paychecks are largely negotiated based on your city, though how long you've been working and your job title are also considered. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Six Flags Inc typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Six Flags Inc
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Food Service Supervisor (2)
$7.77 - $13.10  
[-]Food Service Supervisor (2)
Hourly Rate$7.77 - $13.10  
[+]Ride / Amusement Machine Operator (2)
$6.78 - $10.71  
[+]Ride / Amusement Machine Operator (2)
Hourly Rate$6.78 - $10.71  
[+]Operations Supervisor (2)
$8.57 - $17.37  
[+]Operations Supervisor (2)
Hourly Rate$8.57 - $17.37  
[+]Host/Hostess (2)
$6.50 - $9.89  
[+]Host/Hostess (2)
Hourly Rate$6.50 - $9.89  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Six Flags Inc Details

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Median pay is highest in Valencia ($18.00 per hour), followed by Jackson (around $10.87), San Antonio (approximately $9.51), and Vallejo (about $8.27). Arlington is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $7.25. By state, Six Flags Inc employees make the most in Maryland, earning $13.90 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

Staying at the company for five to ten years brings notable financial rewards; the average income in this window is approximately $10.23 per hour. By and large, the biggest segment of Six Flags Inc's workforce (42 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $10.00 per hour.


Operations Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $10.23; Food Service Supervisors come in second with typical earnings amounting to around $9.50, while Cashiers and Amusement Ride Operators rank near the top as well (about $8.24 and $8.12, respectively). Financial compensation for Host/Hostesss is rather low — only about $7.25 — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, who make $15.00. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials; these people typically earn $9.66 per hour. Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in around $10.75 per hour.


Skill-wise, employees who report Troubleshooting as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning approximately $20.56 on average. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, nearly one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Word, Customer Relations, and Food Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

Over one-half of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Nearly one-half report having health insurance, and close to one-half of workers report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include free drinks, flexible hours, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats

38 %
62 %
Hourly Rate
$7 - $14
Hourly Rate
$7 - $18
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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