Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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 locating such facilities as rest rooms and telephones.

Current openings

Lobby Attendant 15
Ticket Attendant 67
Usher 31

Number of positions

2012: 5,110    2014: 5,320

Annual job postings

New: 110    Replacement: 430
(Total: 540)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.