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Ride Operator Salaries

116 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$24,876 / yr
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The national average salary for a Ride Operator is $24,876 in United States. Filter by location to see Ride Operator salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 116 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Ride Operator employees.

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Ride Operator - Hourly

Six Flags

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $16

141 salaries

$10/hr
$8$16

Ride Operator - Hourly

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $14

48 salaries

$11/hr
$9$14

Ride Operator - Hourly

Knott's Berry Farm

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $14

38 salaries

$12/hr
$9$14

Ride Operator - Hourly

Six Flags

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $14

37 salaries

$10/hr
$8$14

Ride Operator - Hourly

Six Flags

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $17

35 salaries

$10/hr
$8$17

Ride Operator - Hourly

Busch Gardens

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $10

26 salaries

$10/hr
$9$10

Ride Operator - Hourly

Universal Studios

$12/hr

Range: $9 - $16

22 salaries

$12/hr
$9$16

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Ride Operator - Hourly

Kings Island

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $11

19 salaries

$10/hr
$9$11

Ride Operator - Hourly

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $11

18 salaries

$10/hr
$9$11

Ride Operator - Hourly

Kings Island

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $11

15 salaries

$9/hr
$8$11

Ride Operator - Hourly

Mall of America

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $15

15 salaries

$12/hr
$10$15

Ride Operator - Hourly

Universal Studios

$15/hr

Range: $9 - $21

14 salaries

$15/hr
$9$21

Ride Operator - Hourly

Disney Parks

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $16

13 salaries

$13/hr
$10$16

Ride Operator - Hourly

Cedar Point Amusement Park

$9/hr

Range: $9 - $18

13 salaries

$9/hr
$9$18

Ride Operator - Hourly

California's Great America

$13/hr

Range: $9 - $17

12 salaries

$13/hr
$9$17

Ride Operator - Hourly

Canobie Lake Park

$9/hr

Range: $9 - $10

12 salaries

$9/hr
$9$10

Ride Operator - Hourly

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

$9/hr

Range: $7 - $12

11 salaries

$9/hr
$7$12

Ride Operator - Hourly

California's Great America

$10/hr

Range: $8 - $15

11 salaries

$10/hr
$8$15

Ride Operator - Hourly

Kings Dominion

$9/hr

Range: $7 - $69

11 salaries

$9/hr
$7$69

Ride Operator - Hourly

Disneyland Resort

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $16

10 salaries

$12/hr
$10$16

Recent Salary Reports

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$37,864
per year
A Machine Operator in the Sheboygan, WI Area area reported making $37,864 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sheboygan, WI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Holland, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Holland, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$15
hourly
A Wire EDM Machine Operator in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Production Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Machine Technician in the Sarasota, FL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sarasota, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$56,105
per year
A Machine Operator in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $56,105 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Machine Operator in the Ottawa, IL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Ottawa, IL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
An Extrusion Operator in the Dalton, GA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Dalton, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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