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    What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Plan on working there full time soon and was wondering what the starting pay normally is so I can get some numbers. Thanks!


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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Depends on what position you are holding.
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    I know my son while CP'ing was paid Florida minimum wage. And FL was less than Illinois. It was a shock to his pocket book.
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    CP's get far less than full-time permanent employees. And it does depend on what you are doing. If you are a ride operator, work in merchandising (stores) etc. You're not going to make a living at it. If you are a character your pay depends on if you are a "face" character or not (face characters don't wear the full customes, ie a princess). Face Characters make more, parade performers do slightly better than min wage.

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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    From what I saw.. It ranges from $8-10 an hour depending on your position!
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by disneymaniac87 View Post
    From what I saw.. It ranges from $8-10 an hour depending on your position!
    What company are you looking at? That certainly doesn't sound like Disney to me. I was making below that range, and even with the pay raise, I still think you'll be lucky to get $8/hr.

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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by albino_pygmy View Post
    What company are you looking at? That certainly doesn't sound like Disney to me. I was making below that range, and even with the pay raise, I still think you'll be lucky to get $8/hr.
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by albino_pygmy View Post
    What company are you looking at? That certainly doesn't sound like Disney to me. I was making below that range, and even with the pay raise, I still think you'll be lucky to get $8/hr.
    One of my roommates gets over $8/hr. And we're not even FT employees; we're CPs.
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    I was attractions, and their starting wage now is 7.35. I'm not exactly sure what their starting wage was when I started working there, so I can't say if I was making starting wage, or below it, but it was definately below today's starting wage. You also have to factor in taxes and union dues you'll have to pay per check, so you're really not getting as much as they say you are.

    So Donald Duck, what was your roommate doing as a CP that was $8/hr?

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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by Donald Duck View Post
    One of my roommates gets over $8/hr. And we're not even FT employees; we're CPs.
    There are other positions that pay over $8 for the CP besides Photopass (including character performer and QSFB).
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    Re: What is starting wage for a full time at Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by pranker51502 View Post
    Plan on working there full time soon and was wondering what the starting pay normally is so I can get some numbers. Thanks!
    Like everyone is saying its all about the positiion. You may try to type in the serch task bar several different questions and you may find the answer. Example:
    type something like this:
    What do Disney Employees make as full time or:
    Disney Wages,
    when you find out the position then use it .
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    Working full time for disney
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