Lower or raise scenery and curtains.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flyers do?

Lowers or raises scenery and curtains by pulling ropes from position above or to one side of stage. Follows prepared cue sheet, bell, or light signals to make required changes during performance.

Should I be a Flyer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Flyer

    Most Flyers 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:9adaac&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%284%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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