Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

3.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $12.12 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 88% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' job openings is expected to rise 28.5% by 2030
'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' was $25,220, or $12.12 hourly
'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' are paid 39.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,500 people employed as Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Post information enabling patrons to wager on various races and sporting events. Assist in the operation of games such as keno and bingo. May operate random number-generating equipment and announce the numbers for patrons. Receive, verify, and record patrons' wagers. Scan and process winning tickets presented by patrons and pay out winnings for those wagers.

SOC Code: 39-3012.00

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Eryk Marcuccio (No chance) says
I decided on my decision because a robot can't be creative like I can. A robot is useful in many situations but taking over my job title just is not in their future.
May 01, 2020 at 04:53 AM

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