Gaming services workers

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Total Workforce

105k

Average Age

41.8

Estimated Job Growth

1.4%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$35,450

Average Male Salary

$37,371

Average Female Salary

$33,412

About

Gaming services workers are most often employed by the Amusement & Recreation industry. The average yearly wage for Gaming services workers was $35,450 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Gaming services workers by wage are Billing & posting clerks, Social & human service assistants, and Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Gaming services workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Amusement & Recreation is the industry that employs the most Gaming services workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Gaming services workers, by average wage, is Car Dealers. Gaming services workers are paid most in San Jacinto, Beaumont, Banning & Calimesa Cities PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in Las Vegas (Northeast) & North Las Vegas (Outer) Cities PUMA, NV.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$35,450

AVERAGE SALARY

± $1,745

In 2017, Gaming services workers earned an average of $35,450, $16,615 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Billing & posting clerks make somewhat more than Gaming services workers while Machine tool cutting setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Gaming services workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.308

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Gaming services workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.308, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Gaming services workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Gaming services workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Gaming services workers, by number of employees, are Amusement & Recreation, Traveler accommodation, and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Gaming services workers, by average wage, are Car Dealers, Traveler accommodation, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Industries by Share

105k

2017 Workforce

± 7,963

8.56%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 10.1%

The number of people employed as Gaming services workers has been growing at a rate of 8.56%, from 96,960 people in 2016 to 105,259 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Gaming services workers employed by various industries. Amusement & Recreation employs the largest share of Gaming services workers at  86.2%, followed by Traveler accommodation with 9.54% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 0.745%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Gaming services workers in the US. The average age of male Gaming services workers in the workforce is 40.9 and of female Gaming services workers is 42.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Gaming services workers is White.

Gender Composition

54.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,714

51.1k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 5,547

51.5% of Gaming services workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Gaming services workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Gaming services workers

  1. White

  2. Asian

  3. Black

56.5% of Gaming services workers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 24.2% of Gaming services workers, Asian is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Gaming services workers.

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Age by Gender

40.9

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.47

42.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.4

The median age of Gaming services workers is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 1.7 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Gaming services workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Gaming services workers is Business but a relatively high number of Gaming services workers hold a major in Math & Statistics.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Gaming services workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Gaming services workers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Gaming services workers need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Coordination, and Management of Personnel Resources.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Gaming services workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Gaming services workers are expected to see a growth of 1.4% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

Job Growth

1.4%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Gaming services workers. This profession is expected to grow lower than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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