Compare Cedar Fair vs Kings Island BETA

See how working at Cedar Fair vs. Kings Island compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Cedar Fair vs. Kings Island. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
Cedar Fair company icon

Cedar Fair

Kings Island company icon

Kings Island

Employee Ratings

  • Cedar Fair scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kings Island scored higher in 5 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 244 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 267 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Cedar Fair employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Kings Island employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Kings Island employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than Cedar Fair employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Kings Island employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Cedar Fair employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.6
Kings Island employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Cedar Fair employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cedar Fair Ceo Richard Zimmerman
90%
90%Richard Zimmerman
CEO Approval
Kings Island Ceo Richard Zimmerman
100%
100%Richard Zimmerman
Kings Island employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Cedar Fair employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
% Recommend to a friend
96%
Kings Island employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than Cedar Fair employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
Cedar Fair employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Kings Island employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
51%

Salaries

Cedar Fair has 16 more total submitted salaries than Kings Island.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Ride Operator10 Salaries
$10/hr
Ride Host12 Salaries
$9/hr
Manager4 Salaries
$51,323/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Ride Operator17 Salaries
$9/hr
Merchandise Associate7 Salaries
$9/hr
Supervisor6 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • Kings Island had 18 more reviews than Cedar Fair that mentioned "Free admission" as a Pro.
  • Cedar Fair had 10 more reviews than Kings Island that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free admission"(in 17 reviews)
"Lots of hours"(in 13 reviews)
Pros
"Free admission"(in 35 reviews)
"Cedar fair parks"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 45 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 14 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 35 reviews)
"Heat"(in 15 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Experience"Jan 12, 2021

Current Employee - Roller Coaster Operator

I have been working at Cedar Fair part-time

Pros

Good Pay, Good Co-workers, Clean Environment, and an overall Amazing Experience

Cons

Small Dorms, Very Demanding, Constantly on feet

"Great"Dec 30, 2020

Former Employee - Seasonal Ride Operator/Attendant

I worked at Kings Island full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Money. Great coworkers. Unique experiences.

Cons

Difficult to get promoted. Guests can be rude.

Job Postings

Cedar Fair has 433 more recently posted open jobs than Kings Island.