Six Flags Announces Wage Increase

Six Flags Great Adventure employees are getting a raise this season, with some positions now getting $15 an hour.

The $4 increase in pay will impact employees in food and beverage operations, custodial services, security, shuttle drivers, and lifeguards. Other positions will offer “earning potential” during certain shifts.

“Many positions will now pay $15 per hour, which is a $4 per hour increase, and leadership positions will pay even more. We want to recruit team members who will maintain our high standards of safety and guest service, and it’s crucial that we offer competitive wages to attract and retain these top employees,” said Park President John Winkler. “This wage increase is a demonstration of our commitment to being the employer of choice for central New Jersey,” he said.

The park is hosting a virtual job fair this Saturday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m to 3 p.m.

“It’s a common misconception that we employ mostly teens. We offer incredible growth opportunities for all ages in careers from A to Z, aquatics to zoology,” said Human Resources Director Brad McClain. The parks employ team members as young as 14, and adults of all ages. “Teachers and second-wage earners enjoy our flexibility. Our ‘young at heart’ program for those aged 65 and up has been a staple for decades,” he added. 

Additionally, the park will  will open to the public March 27 and launch park reservations at noon March 16 at

Hurricane Harbor will open for the 2021 season May 15 and reservations will launch May 4. 

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