Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $9.88 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (59 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.26 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $12.50 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; San Antonio, Texas ($11.35), Gurnee, Ill. (around $10.50), and Jackson, N.J. ($10.25) are the next top-paying cities. Arlington, Texas is near the bottom for pay at approximately $7.42. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $16.69 per hour) in California.
Bringing in the most money are Operations Supervisors — their earnings average around $9.88 per hour. Security Officers are a close second at $9.50 along with Guest Services Representatives ($9.25) and Sales Associates (about $9.00). Host/Hostesss make an average $7.36, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Certifications and Degrees
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn $15.25 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Six Flags Inc compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at about $12.00 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Human Resources Information System; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $12.72 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Six Flags Inc is Customer Service, with half considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with People Management, Cash Handling, and Food Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
Slightly more than half of workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for roughly one-half of workers, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. A few more workplace perks are free season pass and flexible hours.