Average Ride / Amusement Machine Operator Hourly Pay

$9.40
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The average hourly pay for a Ride / Amusement Machine Operator is $9.40.
10%
$7.77
MEDIAN
$9.40
90%
$11.40
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $11
Total Pay
$16,198 - $24,495

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Job Description for Ride / Amusement Machine Operator

Ride / Amusement Machine Operator Tasks
  • Operate all rides in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Collect tickets or money from guests for rides.
  • Operate ride control panel.
  • Check all guests' restraints.
  • Conduct pre- and post-ride inspections for each ride assignment.

Job Satisfaction for Ride / Amusement Machine Operator

3.6 out of 5
(18)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

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Pay by Experience Level for Ride / Amusement Machine Operator

An entry-level Ride / Amusement Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.02 based on 27 salaries. An early career Ride / Amusement Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.26 based on 37 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
42.2%
Early Career
57.8%