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Amusement Park Workers
Opportunities for amusement park workers should be good during the next decade. Even though the recent economic downturn has limited recreational spending, families may be more inclined to spend their vacation money visiting local attractions, such as amusement parks, rather than paying for extensive travel. Most jobs will be for seasonal full-time work. Because the summer months are usually the busiest season at most U.S. amusement parks, employers compete to hire high school and college students who are on break from school. Most job opportunities will result from seasonal openings or current workers leaving the workforce. New construction of amusement parks is limited due to lack of funding, available land, and markets large enough to support such a project.