Cage Cashiers


Cage Cashiers


Cage cashiers, also called cashiers, casino cashiers, or casino cage cashiers work in the cage area of a casino, where money, casino chips, credit chips, and other paperwork are circulated. They sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to casino patrons, pay out jackpots, and manage credit applications. Cage cashiers are an essential part of casino customer service. 

Quick Facts


Median Salary



Employment Prospects



Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma



Experience as cashier or bank teller helpful





Personality Traits

Hands On


Cage cashiers generally are hourly wage workers. Earnings will vary depending on a number of factors including the specific casino in which the individual works and the geographic location as well as his or her experience. In addition to salary, cage cashiers, like many other casino employees, may also receive benefits.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2015, the ...

Work Environment

Cage cashiers work indoors in casinos and racinos (casinos paired with racetracks). As all casinos have cage cashiers, opportunities may exist wherever casinos are located. While the majority of casinos are land-based, there are many which are located on riverboat gaming facilities or cruise ships.  

Cage cashiers are generally hourly employees who work shifts. Individuals may work the d...


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the employment of gaming services workers including cage cashiers is projected to grow 5 percent through 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The BLS also reported that in 2018, there were approximately 10,300 workers employed in this field. With that being said, as states benefit from tax revenues generated by casinos, additi...