Career Outlook for Amusement and Recreation Attendants

Also known as:  Amusement Park Worker, Animal Ride Attendant, Arcade Attendant, Carnival Worker, Ferris Wheel Operator, Golf Caddy, Ice Rink Attendant, Ride Operator, Rides Attendant, Ski Lift Attendant
The overall job outlook for Amusement or Recreation Attendant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 5.61 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 0.93 percent per year. Demand for Amusement and Recreation Attendants is expected to go up, with an expected 43,370 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.13 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Amusement and Recreation Attendants in the following states
California 37,710
Florida 26,920
Texas 16,530
North Carolina 11,550
Pennsylvania 11,070
Illinois 10,280
New York 10,130
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Amusement and Recreation Attendants
Virgin Islands 60
Guam 130
District of Columbia 240
Rhode Island 390
Puerto Rico 400
Wyoming 460
Maine 490