Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 43-3041 Gaming Cage Workers
In a gaming establishment, conduct financial transactions for patrons. May reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books. Accept patron's credit application and verify credit references to provide check-cashing authorization or to establish house credit accounts. May sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons, or to other workers for resale to patrons. May convert gaming chips, tokens, or tickets to currency upon patron's request. May use a cash register or computer to record transaction.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Follow all gaming regulations. Maintain confidentiality of customers' transactions. Count funds and reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books. Convert gaming checks, coupons, tokens, or coins to currency for gaming patrons. Maintain cage security. Determine cash requirements for windows and order all necessary currency, coins, or chips. Verify accuracy of reports, such as authorization forms, transaction reconciliations, or exchange summary reports. Cash checks and process credit card advances for patrons. Sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to patrons or to other workers for resale to patrons. Perform removal and rotation of cash, coin, or chip inventories as necessary. Supply currency, coins, chips, or gaming checks to other departments as needed. Provide assistance in the training and orientation of new cashiers. Provide customers with information about casino operations.
License: License not required.
Outlook: No Change
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $12.05   Entry $25,060.00
Mean $14.40   Mean $29,952.00
Experience $15.58 Experience $32,393.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

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No postsecondary schools reported programs.
Occupational Videos
43-3041.00 Gaming Cage Workers