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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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.
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Puppeteer Job Listings for Delaware, United States
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