There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a casino dealer. For example, did you know that they make an average of $15.25 an hour? That's $31,722 a year!
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 5% and produce 9,000 job opportunities across the U.S.
There are certain skills that many casino dealers have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed math skills, leadership skills and communication skills.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a casino dealer, we found that a lot of resumes listed 17.0% of casino dealers included casino floor, while 14.6% of resumes included card poker, and 13.6% of resumes included customer service. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the casino dealer job title. But what industry to start with? Most casino dealers actually find jobs in the hospitality and internet industries.
If you're interested in becoming a casino dealer, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 33.1% of casino dealers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 4.7% of casino dealers have master's degrees. Even though some casino dealers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a casino dealer. When we researched the most common majors for a casino dealer, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on casino dealer resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a casino dealer. In fact, many casino dealer jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many casino dealers also have previous career experience in roles such as security officer or table games dealer.
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In addition to switching up your job search, it might prove helpful to look at a career path for your specific job. Now, what's a career path you ask? Well, it's practically a map that shows how you might advance from one job title to another. Our career paths are especially detailed with salary changes. So, for example, if you started out with the role of table games supervisor you might progress to a role such as rate supervisor eventually. Later on in your career, you could end up with the title general manager.
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The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 17.0% of casino dealers listed casino floor on their resume, but soft skills such as math skills and leadership skills are important as well.