Gaming Occupations WorkerPrint
The majority of all GAMING OCCUPATIONS WORKERS are employed in casinos. Their duties and titles may vary from one casino to another. Some positions involve supervision, surveillance, and investigation. Others involve working with the games or patrons themselves, such as tending slot machines, handling money, writing and running tickets, and dealing cards or running games. Gaming managers are responsible for the overall operation of a casino's table games. Gaming surveillance officers and investigators observe casino operations for irregular activities, such as cheating and theft.
Salary, Size & Growth
- $28,000 average per year ($13.50 per hour)
- A large occupation (190,500 workers in 2010)
- Expected to grow moderately (1.0% per year)
There usually are no minimum educational requirements for entry-level GAMING OCCUPATION WORKERS, although most employers prefer a high school diploma or GED. Entry-level gaming occupations workers are required to have a license issued by a regulatory agency, such as a state casino control board or commission. Casino supervisory staff may have an associate's degree or bachelor's degree. Some schools offer training in games, gaming supervision, slot attendant and slot repair technician work, slot department management, and surveillance and security.