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Leisure and theme park attendants

£14,040 Average salary at age 20
£18,720 Average Salary
32 Average hours per week


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.

Main Tasks

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


There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is typically received on-the-job.

What Leisure and theme park attendants studied in higher education

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What Leisure and theme park attendants studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(G1) Mathematics1
(W2) Design studies5
(L3) Sociology2
(C1) Biology1
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology3
(W1) Fine art3
(V3) History by topic1
(W3) Music6
(F6) Geology1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(W8) Imaginative writing2
(W6) Cinematics & photography7
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies6
(L2) Politics1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(N5) Marketing1
(W4) Drama13
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic1
(I2) Information systems1
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport3
(P5) Journalism1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(F3) Physics1
(Q1) Linguistics1
(T7) American studies1
(N1) Business studies2
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(L5) Social work1
(X1) Training teachers1
(N4) Accounting1
(C6) Sport & exercise science5
(C3) Zoology1
(P3) Media studies5
(N2) Management studies2
(V1) History by period2
(L6) Anthropology1
(I1) Computer science1
(W5) Dance2

UK Prospects

30400 Workforce Size
0.30% Predicted growth 2023 - 2027
5004 Predicted Replacement 2023 - 2027

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