ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort is increasing its starting base rate to $15 per hour and giving more than $18,000 current team members a raise.
Universal made the announcement Thursday and said the current employees getting raises are based on the new rates and their time with the company. This is the single-largest wage increase in Universal Orlando history.
The new rates will become effective June 27 and will impact full-time and part-time hourly positions as well as entry-level salaried roles, according to officials with Universal.
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