Stadium Ushers and Vendors

Stadium Vendor Selling Cotton Candy

Stadium ushers take tickets, escort spectators to their seats, and provide spectators with information and direction upon request.

Stadium vendors sell a variety of food items and other wares either by walking around and calling out the name of the food or product they are selling, or by operating small booths or kiosks. Sometimes vendors are hired by the food service franchise that is licensed to sell food in a stadium or sports facility.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Collect or scan tickets and direct spectators to their seats (ushers); sell a variety of food items and other wares to spectators (vendors)
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $50,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Metropolitan areas
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience None
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
  • Sales
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements Age requirements vary by license type
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Supervisor
  • Experienced Stadium Usher or Vendor
  • Entry-Level Stadium Usher or Vendor

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