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Amusement-Equipment Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$31,199 (USD)

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The average pay for an Amusement-Equipment Operator is $31,199 a year and $15 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Amusement-Equipment Operator is between $31,199 and $36,216. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
15 %



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Amusement-Equipment Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Mechanical Engineer
Mar 19
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Central Amusement International, INC
... on equipment/systems such as amusement rides, games, mechanical systems, hydraulic systems ... Those guys have been making rides for so long that they decided to get in on the magic of operating ...
vending/amusement/atm machine technician
Apr 24
Hamilton, NJ, USA
capitol city vending co
* Vending/Amusement/ATM machine technician needed. * Growing company in Mercer County NJ. ... Applicant will prep and troubleshoot coin-operated equipment. * Pleasant working conditions.
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