Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
100%
risk level
POLLING
61%
Based on 34 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
0.9%
by year 2032
WAGES
$29,170
or $14.02 per hour
Volume
8,700
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.4/10

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Automation risk

100% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

61% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 100% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' job openings is expected to rise 0.9% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' was $29,170, or $14 per hour

'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' were paid 39.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 8,700 people employed as 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 17 thousand people are employed as 'Gambling and Sports Book Writers and Runners'.

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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Comments

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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