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Puppeteer Salary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado

$30,847 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$592

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Puppeteer is $30,847 a year and $15 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Puppeteer is between $23,818 and $36,559. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Puppeteer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Originates puppet shows, designs and constructs puppets and moves controls of puppets to animate them for entertainment of audience: studies media for ideas that relate to fads, stories, plays, and seasonal themes and confers with other staff to develop ideas for new show.
  • Writes or adapts script for use in puppet theater.
  • Sketches designs for puppets based on script.
  • Constructs hand, string, rod, and shadow puppets from materials, such as wood, papier mache, styrofoam, wires, metal, and rubber, using handtools and machine tools.
  • Sews clothing for puppets by hand or machine.
  • Animates puppets, using string, wire, rod, fingers or hand from position above, below, or at level with stage.
  • Talks or sings during performance to give illusion of voice to puppets.
  • May operate audio equipment, such as tape deck, during performance and simultaneously move puppet's mouth in synchronization with music to create illusion of singing.
Puppeteer Job Prevalence in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job family: Actors

Job family population: 47,430

Estimated population of Puppeteer jobs: 1,574

Rate of error: 7.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,760
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description: Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol, Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea...

Puppeteer Job Listings for Colorado Springs, Colorado

MDSC Linux System Admin 3
Dec 3
Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
TEKsystems, Inc.
Experience using automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible required. Scripting in Bash or Python required. Candidate should be have proficiency with using reporting tools like ACAS compliance ...
AWS Developer
Nov 17
Colorado springs, United States
KBS Solutions LLC
... Puppet, etc) Strong Development background with one or more tools / technologies CI/CD - Deployment pipeline experience (Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform) Familiarity with REST API design Python / Golang ...
Operating Systems Platform Engineer
Nov 21
Colorado Springs, United States
Braxton Science & Technology Group
Use of platform level automation tooling, including Jenkins, Ansible/Puppet, Hashicorp tools (Packer, Terraform), Python * Experience operating in an agile delivery environment (Scaled Agile; Scrum
System Engineer
Oct 1
Englewood, CO, USA
Collabera
Hands on experience with configuration tools (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or similar) Bonus Skills : * AWS certification * RHCSA (RedHat Certified System Administrator) Responsibilities : * Provide ...
System Administrator with Security Clearance
Nov 1
Colorado Springs, United States
Isys Technologies
... Puppet experience a plus) including scripting for automation, configuration control or provisioning • Experience with information assurance hardening and compliance, (i.e. STIG & DSS compliance ...

The average pay for a Puppeteer is $30,847 a year and $15 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Puppeteer is between $23,818 and $36,559. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Puppeteer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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