Leisure or theme park attendant

Leisure and theme park attendants monitor the operation of amusement arcades, check tickets of entry to theatres and cinemas and show people to their seats, operate rides at funfairs and theme parks, and entertain and look after guests at holiday camps.

Tasks

  • Welcomes holidaymakers, provides information about holiday camp, organises and participates in entertainment and activities for guests.
  • Issues change at amusement arcades, monitors the operation of arcade machines and empties coins from machines.
  • Operates rides and supervises stalls at fairgrounds and amusement parks.
  • Checks tickets of people entering cinemas and theatres, and directs people to their seats.

Typical Education Level

Level 1 NVQ; GCSE at grades D-G

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 12% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£14,450

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for leisure or theme park attendant is £14,450

1,041 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,041. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for leisure or theme park attendant roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £14,450 per year. That is about £1,204 per month or £7.41 per hour. New workers generally start on £13,021, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £21,237

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,041 people are employed in the region.

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