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Impersonator Character Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$56,734 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Impersonator Character is $56,734 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Impersonator Character is between $41,441 and $69,491. 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

  • Impersonates traditional holiday or storybook characters, such as santa claus, snow white, and the three little pigs, to promote sales activity in retail stores, at conventions or exhibits, and to amuse children at hospitals, amusement parks and private parties.
  • Wears character costumes and impersonates characters portrayed to amuse children and adults.
  • May hand out samples or presents, demonstrate toys, pose for pictures, and converse with children and adults.
  • May appear in costume parade.
  • May solicit donations on street for charitable purposes.
  • May be designated according to character portrayed as easter bunny; santa claus; santa's helper.
Impersonator Character Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Models

Job family population: 3,710

Estimated population of Impersonator Character jobs: 467

Rate of error: 18.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

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