Kings Island increasing hourly pay for seasonal employees

Kings Island increasing hourly pay for seasonal employees
(Source: Kings Island)

MASON, Ohio (FOX19) - Kings Island is increasing hourly pay rates for its seasonal positions.

Hourly wages will be between $11-$14 for the 2021 season, Kings Island announced Monday.

Most of the positions pay $11-12 an hour, while lifeguards or security team members can make $14 per hour.

In years past, most positions made $10-$11, with lifeguards earning $12.

“Our seasonal associates play such an important part in helping our guests create lasting memories during their park visit,” said Mike Koontz, vice president, and general manager. “Our competitive wages and benefits make Kings Island the employer of choice for summer employment while helping our associates gain valuable experience and marketable skills for the future. Plus, they’ll make a few new friends along the way.”

Kings Island anticipates hiring more than 4,000 seasonal workers before the May 15 opening.

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