The average hourly pay for a Ride / Amusement Machine Operator is $9.40.
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Job Description for Ride / Amusement Machine Operator
Despite their sometimes under-appreciated presence, ride/amusement machine operators are crucial to the success of an amusement park, from Disney World to traveling shows moving from town to town across the country. Ride/amusement machine operators greet customers as they enter a ride, take tickets, and ensure that riders meet height and other safety requirements. They may assist guests with getting on and off rides and ensure that seat belts, harnesses, and other safety devices are in place an…Read more
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.
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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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