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Ride Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,390 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$1,919

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ride Operator is $28,390 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ride Operator is between $24,959 and $33,243. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Ride Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Job family population: 310,970

Estimated population of Ride Operator jobs: 11,453

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$32,912
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Ride Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Truck Driver - Earn Up to $150k/Yr - $12k Sign On - Top Day 1 Benefits
Apr 16
Chicago, IL, USA
U.S. Xpress
ANNOUNCING THE USX FULL RIDE PROGRAM U.S. Xpress Company Drivers and Their Families Can Earn a ... the top family-owned and operated business in the transportation industry. We recognize how ...
CDL - Class A CDL Owner Operators
Jun 5
Chicago, IL, USA
Loggins Logistics
Our owner-operator partners enjoy many perks including limited deadhead miles, free cargo & liability insurance, bobtail insurance availability, and the chance to earn a consistent income with a ...
OWNER OPERATOR DEMAND DRIVERS! EARN MORE THAN DOUBLE YOUR PAY EVERYDAY
Jun 6
Chicago, IL, USA
Serpro Logistics
We are searching for On-Demand, Owner-Operator drivers to fill the rising demand in your area. We have a very rare and special opportunity for you to earn 150% more than your current pay by simply ...
Truck Driver - Earn Up to $150k/Yr - $12k Sign On - Top Day 1 Benefits
Apr 16
Kenosha, WI, USA
U.S. Xpress
ANNOUNCING THE USX FULL RIDE PROGRAM U.S. Xpress Company Drivers and Their Families Can Earn a ... the top family-owned and operated business in the transportation industry. We recognize how ...
LTL Dedicated Regional Fleet Owner Operator & Lease Purchase
Jun 1
Belmont Cragin, United States
Roadrunner Transportation Systems
Our unique business model is designed to provide a variety of different load and routes to fit any lifestyle. CDL-A Owner Operator Truck Drivers are able accelerate the growth of their business by ...
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