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Amusement-Equipment Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,352 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$1,917

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Amusement-Equipment Operator is $28,352 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Amusement-Equipment Operator is between $24,959 and $33,198. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Amusement-Equipment Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates or informs patrons how to operate mechanical riding devices furnished by amusement parks, carnivals, or similar places of entertainment.
  • Announces to patrons to fasten belt, bar, or other safety device.
  • Moves controls to start and stop equipment, such as roller coaster, merry-go-round, and Ferris wheel.
  • Gives directions to patrons, usually over microphone, regarding safety and operation of such rides as midget autos and speedboats.
  • Turns on current to permit operation of ride by patron and turns off current after allotted time.
Amusement-Equipment Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Job family population: 310,970

Estimated population of Amusement-Equipment Operator jobs: 11,453

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,867
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Amusement-Equipment Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Mechanic Manager
Mar 29
Aurora, IL, USA
Round One Entertainment Inc.
... equipment at the highest level of operating proficiency. The Facility Manager is also responsible for all the operations of an amusement arcade. His/her job is to oversee, manage, and maintain ...
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