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Puppeteer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$31,665 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$608

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Puppeteer is $31,665 a year and $15 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Puppeteer is between $24,450 and $37,528. 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

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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$36,708
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Puppeteer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Lead DevOps Engineer
Sep 21
Wilmington, DE, USA
Marlette Funding
Ansible, Chef, Puppet * Some knowledge of different database platforms especially as implemented in the AWS cloud, and the SQL language Leadership * Comfortable interacting and engaging with ...
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