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Gaming Cage Workers in Illinois

Considering a career as a Gaming Cage Worker in Illinois?

-4% Jobs Projection
$28,590 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

While jobs for Gaming Cage Workers in Illinois are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Gaming Cage Workers in Illinois is expected to decrease.

  • Gaming Cage Workers in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Gaming Cage Workers Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 250 workers employed as Gaming Cage Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 370 Gaming Cage Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 120 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 255 Gaming Cage Workers working in it, which means Illinois has fewer Gaming Cage Workers than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Gaming Cage Workers in this state are declining at a rate of 4.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 1.6%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 40 annual job openings, and 240 total jobs in 2026 for Gaming Cage Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,000 annual jobs and 19,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Gaming Cage Workers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Gaming Cage Workers ranged from $20,420 to $40,790 with $28,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.82 to $19.61. The median hourly rate was $13.75.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.85 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.90.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois Metros for Gaming Cage Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Gaming Cage Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 180 $29,140

Top States for Gaming Cage Workers Employment

View the list below to see where most Gaming Cage Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 3,780 $28,020
Nevada 2,830 $31,550
Oklahoma 1,300 $23,600
Washington 1,070 $27,210
Louisiana 760 $21,960
Michigan 570 $28,140
Mississippi 550 $28,060
Florida 460 $22,040
Ohio 400 $27,280
Pennsylvania 360 $28,880
Arizona 290 $25,370
Minnesota 270 $28,280
Iowa 260 $26,070
Illinois 250 $28,590
Indiana 230 $28,280
Maryland 230 $31,700
Colorado 190 $28,840
South Dakota 170 $25,730
Wisconsin 160 $26,530
Missouri 140 $27,020

Below are the states where Gaming Cage Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Kentucky $41,940
New York $33,800
West Virginia $32,180
Maryland $31,700
Nevada $31,550
Pennsylvania $28,880
Colorado $28,840
Illinois $28,590
Indiana $28,280
Minnesota $28,280


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