Pit Bosses


Pit Bosses


Pit bosses, also called pit managers, pit supervisors, gaming managers, or gaming supervisors work in the pit area of casinos. They oversee the operations in their pit on the casino floor. They assure that games are run smoothly, supervise dealers, watch dealers for errors, ensure that proper procedures are followed, and open and close table games. They oversee the paperwork involved with the games, make sure payoffs are handled correctly, handle disputes between dealers and players, and assure casino guests are treated properly.

Quick Facts


Median Salary



Employment Prospects



Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma



Five to seven years working in table games



Business Management


Personality Traits



Earnings for pit managers working in casinos vary depending on a number of factors. These include the size, prestige, and geographic location of the specific casino in which the individual works, as well as his or her experience and responsibilities. The Web site Salary.com reports that in April of 2020, the salary range for casino pit managers ran from approximately $56,160 to $87,971, averagi...

Work Environment

Pit bosses work in the pit areas of casinos. The pit is an area on the casino floor containing tables for games like blackjack, craps, roulette, etc. Pits may vary in size depending on the specific casino and its size but generally have between eight and twelve blackjack sized tables or six to eight craps or roulette tables.

All casinos with table games employ pit bosses so they may find...


The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the employment of gaming services workers is projected to show average growth through 2028. The BLS also reported that in May of 2018, there were 5,900 gaming managers including pit bosses working in the United States, with projections of 6,300 by 2028.

It should be noted that the BLS has reported that younger gaming customers appear to p...