For Amusement Ride Operators, hourly average wages total $9.30 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Amusement Ride Operators report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one in seven enjoy medical while less than one-tenth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to fewer than one in ten. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Amusement Ride Operators are male. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$15,900 - $27,111
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
Job Description for Ride / Amusement Machine Operator
Check all guests' restraints.
Conduct pre- and post-ride inspections for each ride assignment.
Operate ride control panel.
Operate all rides in a safe and responsible manner.