Salary for Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

Also known as:  Drive-In Theater Attendant, Lobby Attendant, Theater Usher, Ticket Attendant, Ticket Collector, Usher helps hospitality and tourism professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Ushers, lobby attendants and ticket takers are the first line of customer service at media and public events and are responsible for collecting tickets and passes from patrons, advising on directions to various facilities, helping guests find their seat at the venue and greeting patrons upon arrival. They possess superior customer service skills and are available to answer any and all inquires questions or complaints. They help guide guests to the appropriate exits in the case of an emergency, and are able to handle the purchasing of tickets at a front booth. A high school diploma and on-the-job training are required for employment in this field.

An Ushers, Lobby Attendant, or Ticket Taker usually gets average salaries ranging between 16000 to 24000 based on experience and education levels. Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers will most likely earn an average compensation of Twenty Thousand Three Hundred dollars every year.

Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers are compensated at the highest average salary in New York, where they can earn an average salary rate of near $25430. People holding these jobs can receive the best compensation in Health Care and Social Assistance, where they can get normal pay levels of $26830.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 20.86 percent nationwide in that time.
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers tend to make the most in the following industries
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $26,830
Health Care and Social Assistance $26,070
Accommodation and Food Services $25,950
Transportation and Warehousing $23,930
Other Services (except Public Administration) $22,810
Educational Services $21,530
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Management of Companies and Enterprises $17,980
Information $18,690
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $19,050
Public Administration $20,140
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $21,200
Educational Services $21,530