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Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners (39-3012)

Post information enabling patrons to wager on various races and sporting events. Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. May operate random number generating equipment and announce the numbers for patrons. Receive, verify, and record patrons' wagers. Scan and process winning tickets presented by patrons and payout winnings for those wagers.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 381 332 -12.86 22 34 51
United States 11700 11600 0.0 700 1100 1800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 13.05 9.57 10.49 12.13 14.50 18.02
Alaska 15.20 11.51 13.40 14.80 16.20 19.73
Balance of State 15.40 13.09 13.77 14.89 16.02 19.66

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.