Gaming services workers

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Total Workforce
115k
Average Age
42.2
Average Salary
$39,780
Average Male Salary
$41,751
Average Female Salary
$37,624

About

Gaming services workers are most often employed by the Amusement & Recreation industry. The average yearly wage for Gaming services workers was $39,780 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Gaming services workers by wage are Printing press operators, Opticians, dispensing, and Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Gaming services workers are Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, Paradise (South) & Enterprise PUMA, NV, and New London County (North) PUMA, CT. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Gaming services workers are Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV, New London County (North) PUMA, CT, and Atlantic City & Ventnor City PUMA, NJ.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Gaming services workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Amusement & Recreation is the industry that employs the most Gaming services workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Gaming services workers, by average wage, is Car Dealers. Gaming services workers are paid most in Berrien County PUMA, MI but are relatively concentrated in Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$39,780
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,148

In 2019, Gaming services workers earned an average of $39,780, $15,744 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Miscellaneous metal workers & plastic workers, including multiple machine tool setters make somewhat more than Gaming services workers while Printing press operators make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Gaming services workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.349
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Gaming services workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.349, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Gaming services workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Gaming services workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Gaming services workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Gaming services workers, by number of employees, are Amusement & Recreation, Traveler accommodation, and Car Dealers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Gaming services workers, by average wage, are Car Dealers, Car Dealers, Spectator sports, Used merchandise stores, Traveler accommodation, and Traveler accommodation.

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Industries by Share

115k
2019 Workforce
± 8,326
13.2%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 9.33%

The number of people employed as Gaming services workers has been growing at a rate of 13.2%, from 101,671 people in 2018 to 115,103 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Gaming services workers employed by various industries. Amusement & Recreation employs the largest share of Gaming services workers at  87.3%, followed by Traveler accommodation with 6.96% and Car Dealers with 1.33%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Gaming services workers in the US. The average age of male Gaming services workers in the workforce is 41.6 and of female Gaming services workers is 42.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Gaming services workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

60.1k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,020
55k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 5,755

52.3% of Gaming services workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Gaming services workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Gaming services workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

42.9% of Gaming services workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 25.3% of Gaming services workers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Gaming services workers.

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Age by Gender

41.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.51
42.8
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.41

The median age of Gaming services workers is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 1.17 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Gaming services workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Gaming services workers is Business but a relatively high number of Gaming services workers hold a major in Language & Linguistics.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Gaming services workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Gaming services workers need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Gaming services workers need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Mathematics, and Social Perceptiveness.

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