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theabortionatorDon't do it for the pay. You will be disappointed. Most of the big park resorts are 12 an hour now. Some 11. A couple places because of being town, or location or just sick budgets do 13 or close to it.
Generally though you can't really bank on this in terms of more money. Some places on the east coast might only pay 9-11 an hour, but the cost of living is a stupid amount lower.
It's doable, but you're scraping by. I'm probably going negative this season. Just not getting enough hours to break even. I'm okay with that, I like what I do, but it's def something only worth doing for the love. I would do it if I wasn't getting paid(I did actually one season) Some times it still feels like volunteer work though.
There's expensive housing/housing crisis action in a lot of places. Some places it's best to look into employee housing your first year if it's offered. Even that can be a shitshow with a huge waiting list so get in early.
Tough to be sustainable but it's an interesting gig I guess. A lot of people do it for a year or to and then go back to normal life.
TheBagOTricksThis is what I figured. More a part time job than anything.
danny420I've got a friend in the park crew at PCMR, he says the pay isn't incredible but he definitely enjoys it. He lives up in Bountiful and makes the drive every day which is about 45-50 minutes, if you're OK with doing that then the pay could take care of almost all of your rent depending on where you're living. But if you're planning on living in PC, the rent is pretty high
theabortionatorWhen the pay for a full time job being able to take care of most of your rent is a good thing, you know you work in a fucked industry lol.