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Whip Operator Salary

How much does a Whip Operator make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Whip Operator

$26,894 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,818 (USD)/yr

$26,638 (USD)/yr

$13 (USD)/hr

$1,818 (USD)/yr

Job 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.
The average whip operator salary in United States is $26,894 or an equivalent hourly rate of $13. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,818. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$21,122 (USD)

$31,491 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$31,177 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Whip Operator will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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