Casino Managers


Casino Managers


Casino managers also referred to as managers or gaming managers are in charge of the day-to-day management of the gaming area, and overseeing the operation of the casino. They administer policies, monitor the gaming area, and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. They oversee and supervise casino personnel, handle problems on the casino floor, take care of customer complaints, and promote good customer service. This is a supervisory and management position. Opportunities exist wherever there are casinos.

Quick Facts


Median Salary



Employment Prospects



Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma



Five to seven years gaming experience



Business Management


Personality Traits

Hands On


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2018, annual earnings for gaming managers ranged from $47,150 to $134,490 with median earnings of $74,700. The great range of salaries for casino mangers depends on a number of variables. Factors affecting earnings include the experience, training, and responsibilities of the individual, as well as the geographic location, size, and pres...

Work Environment

Casino managers work indoors in casinos and racinos (casinos paired with racetracks). As all casinos employ casino managers, 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.

Casino managers are salaried employees. As most gaming establishments are open 24 ho...


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the employment of gaming services workers, including casino managers, is projected to experience average growth through 2028. The BLS also reported that in 2018, there were approximately 173,100 workers employed in this field, of which 5,900 were gaming managers. With that being said, as states benefit from tax revenues generated by casinos, add...