Salary for Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners
Also known as: Betting Clerk, Bookie, Casino Floor Runner, Keno Runner, Keno Writer, Race and Sports Book Writer, Race Book Writer, Sports Book Board Attendant, Sportsbook Ticket Writer
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM PROFESSIONALSGaming and sports book writers and runners assist patrons with wagering on sporting events and races by posting relevant information and assisting in game operations. They may collect bets, cards or tickets from players and will ensure that all bets are placed before a game begins. They have excellent communication skills with superiors and patrons alike. They are detail-oriented individuals who are able to spot potential flaws in cards or equipment before a game begins. They are knowledgeable about games and races and are able to answer patron inquiries quickly and efficiently. A high school diploma is required for employment in this field.
A Gambling and Sports Book Writer and Runner can receive salaries ranging between $19,910 to $37,490 based on education and experience. can get a compensation of twenty-seven thousand one hundred and thirty dollars on a yearly basis.
can get the highest pay in Illinois, where they can get average wages of about $37,990. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Public Administration, where they can get average job salaries of $31,490.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 31.95 percent nationwide in that time.
Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: