Amusement Park Worker

Perform the duties in amusement parks.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Amusement Park Workers do?

Performs any combination of following duties in amusement park: Escorts patrons on tours of park’s points of interest. Takes pictures of patrons to impart pictures onto T-shirts, using camera, automatic printing equipment, and heating press. Maintains and distributes uniforms worn by park employees. Cleans park grounds, office facilities, and rest room areas, using broom, dust pan, or vacuum cleaner. Distributes literature, such as maps, show schedules, and pass information, to acquaint visitors with park facilities. Monitors activities of children using park playground area to ensure safe use of equipment. Directs patrons to seats for park attractions and opens doors to assist patrons’ entry and exit from attractions. Receives cash for tickets or items sold to patrons and records sales, using cash register.


Should I be an Amusement Park Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Alley Worker, Carnival Worker, Cue Worker, Equipment Manager, Monitor Worker, Pier Master Assistant, Pony Worker See More

    How to become an Amusement Park Worker

    Most Amusement Park Workers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%2899%25%29||associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,99,99
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