Most ride attendants list "customer service," "safety procedures," and "safety rules" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important ride attendant responsibilities here:
We've found that 17.8% of ride attendants have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 0.2% earned their master's degrees before becoming a ride attendant. While it's true that some ride attendants have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every two ride attendants did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those ride attendants who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a criminal justice degree. Less commonly earned degrees for ride attendants include a general studies degree or a medical assisting services degree.
When you're ready to become a ride attendant, you might wonder which companies hire ride attendants. According to our research through ride attendant resumes, ride attendants are mostly hired by Six Flags, The Hershey Company, and None. Now is a good time to apply as Six Flags has 4 ride attendants job openings, and there are 3 at The Hershey Company and 0 at None.
The industries that ride attendants fulfill the most roles in are the hospitality and retail industries. But the highest ride attendant annual salary is in the manufacturing industry, averaging $26,742. In the internet industry they make $23,530 and average about $21,610 in the media industry. In conclusion, ride attendants who work in the manufacturing industry earn a 52.2% higher salary than ride attendants in the hospitality industry.