There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a games dealer. For example, did you know that they make an average of $15.3 an hour? That's $31,825 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 games 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 communication skills, customer-service skills and leadership skills.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a games dealer, we found that a lot of resumes listed 39.3% of games dealers included customer service, while 10.7% of resumes included dice, and 6.9% of resumes included guest 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 games dealer job title. But what industry to start with? Most games dealers actually find jobs in the hospitality and professional industries.
If you're interested in becoming a games dealer, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 33.3% of games dealers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 4.0% of games dealers have master's degrees. Even though some games 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 games dealer. When we researched the most common majors for a games dealer, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on games dealer resumes include associate degree degrees or diploma degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a games dealer. In fact, many games dealer jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many games dealers also have previous career experience in roles such as floor supervisor or sales associate.
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As you move along in your career, you may start taking on more responsibilities or notice that you've taken on a leadership role. Using our career map, a games dealer can determine their career goals through the career progression. For example, they could start out with a role such as table games dealer, progress to a title such as casino dealer and then eventually end up with the title table games supervisor.
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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, 39.3% of games dealers listed customer service on their resume, but soft skills such as communication skills and customer-service skills are important as well.