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Ride Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$27,236 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ride Operator is $27,236 a year and $13 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Ride Operator is between $21,390 and $31,892. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Ride Operator. 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

  • Operates or informs patrons how to operate mechanical riding devices furnished by amusement parks, carnivals, or similar places of entertainment.
  • Announces to patrons to fasten belt, bar, or other safety device.
  • Moves controls to start and stop equipment, such as roller coaster, merry-go-round, and Ferris wheel.
  • Gives directions to patrons, usually over microphone, regarding safety and operation of such rides as midget autos and speedboats.
  • Turns on current to permit operation of ride by patron and turns off current after allotted time.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Ride Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Cell Phone Repair Technician | Dover, DE
Aug 28
Wilmington, DE, USA
Custom Communications, Inc.
We use both classroom and field ride alongs for no experience applicants. Repairs are limited to ... Operating to outperform and out-pay every other contractor in the industry is a core philosophy ...