Amusement and Recreation Attendants

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What do they do?

Perform a variety of attending duties at amusement or recreation facility. May schedule use of recreation facilities, maintain and provide equipment to participants of sporting events or recreational pursuits, or operate amusement concessions and rides.

Also known as:

Activities Attendant, Beach Attendant, Coaster Attendant, Golf Course Ranger, Golf Course Starter, Recreation Aide, Recreation Assistant, Recreation Attendant, Recreation Clerk, Ride Operator, Rides Attendant, Ski Lift Attendant, Ski Lift Operator, Sports Complex Attendant

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Amusement and Recreation Attendants in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Amusement and Recreation Attendants is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 7.6%

    Percent Change

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  • 83,500

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.9%)
  • Master's degree (5.7%)
  • Bachelor's degree (24.3%)
  • Associate's degree (8.7%)
  • Some college, no degree (26.8%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (27.7%)
  • Less than high school diploma (6%)

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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People in this career often have talent in:

  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Sell products or services.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
  • Provide attraction or event information to patrons.
  • Maintain knowledge of business operations.
  • Conduct amusement or gaming activities.
  • Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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