Gaming Dealers (39-3011)

Occupation description:  Operate table games. Stand or sit behind table and operate games of chance by dispensing the appropriate number of cards or blocks to players, or operating other gaming equipment. Distribute winnings or collect players' money or chips. May compare the house's hand against players' hands.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 97102 5.21 33
United States 68,50068,900 0.640 1,8301,880

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.577.998.61 9.2710.1915.28
Alaska 12.819.759.77 11.8314.7218.12
Southeast Region 13.869.7712.65 14.0115.2917.57

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
712 2.836.2 21.7
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation58
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation18
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 86
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 86.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training