Salary for Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators

Also known as:  Casino Investigator, Casino Surveillance Officer, Gambling Monitor, Gaming Surveillance Observer, Gaming Surveillance Officer helps law and public safety professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Gaming surveillance officers and gaming investigators are charged with the responsibility of monitoring casinos and casino hotel establishments. They diligently observe casino operations to make sure that all activity is in compliance with state and company regulations. All indiscretion or infractions are reported through written documentation and in person with the accused. Extensive knowledge of audio and video equipment is essential in this field as professional are asked to survey casino floors from remote locations at times. They must be able to blend in well with casino customers so as not to disturb business and management. Additionally, they must have effective and confident communication skills when approaching, confronting or removing someone who has violated casino rules from the establishment. A high school diploma and on-the-job training are required for employment in this professional post.

A Gaming Surveillance Officer or Gaming Investigator gets an average compensation that can range from 24000 and 36000 depending on the level of seniority. Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators can get an average salary of Thirty Two Thousand Three Hundred dollars each year.

Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators receive the highest salary in Indiana, where they receive average pay scales of about $43120. People working these jobs can receive the highest pay in Public Administration, where they get job pay of $35490.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.42 percent nationwide in that time.
Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators tend to make the most in the following industries
Accommodation and Food Services $35,490
Public Administration $34,050
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $30,480
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $30,480
Public Administration $34,050
Accommodation and Food Services $35,490