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Puppeteer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$31,769 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Puppeteer is $31,769 a year and $15 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Puppeteer is between $24,530 and $37,652. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Puppeteer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Lead Identity Access Manager (IAM) Engineer
Jan 17
Wilmington, United States
eSourceTechnical LLC
Understand the current CICDIAM process Comprehensive knowledge of Role Based Access Controls (RBAC) Addtional Qualifications DevOps tools, Docker, GIT, BitBucket, Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation ...
AWS Cloud Architect with LS Exp
Jan 17
Dover, United States
Softpath System, LLC.
Hybrid Cloud backup and DR technologies from Veeam, Rubrik, VMware, Veritas, CommVault, Zertohellipetc. DevOps IaaC technologies such as Terraform, Puppet, CHEF, Docker, Kuberneteshellipetc Good ...
Senior Security Engineer
Dec 21
New Castle, United States
Planet Payment
... Puppet) is desired middot FamiliaritySome experience with dockerkubernetes is desired middot Experience developing and administering IS security policies, incident handling procedures, disaster ...