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Career profile Casino Banker

Also known as Booth Cashier, Cage Cashier, Cashier, Casino Banker, Casino Cashier, Change Person, Slot Attendant, Slot Floor Person, Slot Technician, Vault Cashier

Casino Banker

Also known as Booth Cashier, Cage Cashier, Cashier

Interests Profile
  • Conventional
  • Enterprising
  • Realistic
Pay Range
$19,710 - $40,160 (annual)
Required Skills
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Service Orientation
  • Active Listening
Knowledge Areas
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics
  • Public Safety and Security
Core tasks
  • Keep accurate records of monetary exchanges, authorization forms, and transaction reconciliations.
  • Obtain customers' signatures on receipts when winnings exceed the amount held in a slot machine.
  • Calculate the value of chips won or lost by players.
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What does a Casino Banker do?

Casino Bankers exchange coins, tokens, and chips for patrons' money.

In addition, Casino Bankers

  • may issue payoffs and obtain customer's signature on receipt,
  • may operate a booth in the slot machine area and furnish change persons with money bank at the start of the shift, or count and audit money in drawers.

What kind of tasks does a Casino Banker perform regularly?

Casino Bankers are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:

  • Keep accurate records of monetary exchanges, authorization forms, and transaction reconciliations.
  • Exchange money, credit, tickets, or casino chips and make change for customers.
  • Reconcile daily summaries of transactions to balance books.
  • Maintain cage security according to rules.
  • Count money and audit money drawers.
  • Check identifications to verify age of players.

The above responsibilities are specific to Casino Bankers. More generally, Casino Bankers are involved in several broader types of activities:

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
Getting Information
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

What is a Casino Banker salary?

The median salary for a Casino Banker is $27,080, and the average salary is $29,110. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Casino Banker salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.

Many Casino Bankers earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Casino Bankers earn less than $19,710 per year, 25% earn less than $23,240, 75% earn less than $32,140, and 90% earn less than $40,160.

Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Casino Bankers is expected to change by 17.7%, and there should be roughly 3,200 open positions for Casino Bankers every year.

Median annual salary
$27,080
Typical salary range
$19,710 - $40,160
Projected growth (2020 - 2030)
17.7%

What personality traits are common among Casino Bankers?

Interests

Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.

Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Casino Banker are usually higher in their Conventional and Enterprising interests.

Casino Bankers typically have very strong Conventional interests. Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Also, Casino Bankers typically have moderate Enterprising interests. Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Values

People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.

Compared to most people, those working as a Casino Banker tend to value Support, Relationships, and Independence.

Most importantly, Casino Bankers moderately value Support. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

Second, Casino Bankers moderately value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

Lastly, Casino Bankers somewhat value Independence. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

Psychological Demands

Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.

In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Casino Bankers must consistently demonstrate qualities such as attention to detail, dependability, and integrity.

Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Casino Bankers, ranked by importance:

Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Dependability
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Integrity
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Self-Control
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Cooperation
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

What education and training do Casino Bankers need?

Working as a Casino Banker usually requires a high school diploma.

Casino Bankers need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with this occupation.

Educational degrees among Casino Bankers

  • 14.3% did not complete high school or secondary school
  • 41.1% completed high school or secondary school
  • 24.6% completed some college coursework
  • 7.7% earned a Associate's degree
  • 10.3% earned a Bachelor's degree
  • 1.8% earned a Master's degree
  • 0.3% earned a doctorate or professional degree

Knowledge and expertise required by Casino Bankers

Casino Bankers may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as customer and personal service, mathematics, or public safety and security knowledge.

The list below shows several areas in which most Casino Bankers might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
Administrative
Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology.
Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Important Abilities needed by Casino Bankers

Casino Bankers must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.

For example, Casino Bankers need abilities such as oral comprehension, oral expression, and near vision in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Casino Bankers, ranked by their relative importance.

Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Near Vision
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Speech Recognition
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Problem Sensitivity
The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.

Critical Skills needed by Casino Bankers

Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.

Casino Bankers frequently use skills like reading comprehension, service orientation, and active listening to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Casino Bankers, ranked by their relative importance.

Reading Comprehension
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
Service Orientation
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Active Listening
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Social Perceptiveness
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

What is the source of this information?

The information provided on this page is adapted from data and descriptions published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration under the CC BY 4.0 license. TraitLab has modified some information for ease of use and reading, and the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration has not approved, endorsed, or tested these modifications.

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