Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

General Information

Description

Assist patrons at entertainment events by performing duties, such as collecting admission tickets and passes from patrons, assisting in finding seats, searching for lost articles, and helping patrons locate such facilities as restrooms and telephones.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit80.96%
  2. Private, not for profit9.32%
  3. State and local government7.44%
  4. Self-employed1.76%
  5. Federal government0.28%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$25,110

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$32,080
$18,380
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 61%
  • Less than high school 33%
  • Associate's degree 2%
  • Some college 1%
  • Bachelor's degree 1%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • English Language
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Communications and Media

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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