The salary statistics of gaming and sports book writers and runners are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of gaming and sports book writers and runners within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The gaming and sports book writers and runners annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gaming and sports book writers and runners. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) gaming and sports book writers and runners is $40,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,900. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 137% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for gaming and sports book writers and runners from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.20%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 3.21%. We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 2.30% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 2.25% in 2011.
|Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners|| |
|Gaming Service Workers, All Other|| |
|Motion Picture Projectionists|| |
|Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers|| |
|Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers|| |
|Amusement and Recreation Attendants|| |
|Costume Attendants|| |
The average salaries of gaming and sports book writers and runners in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for gaming and sports book writers and runners occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $24,390. The lowest paying sector is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector (annual salary $18,470).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only gaming and sports book writers and runners salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of gaming and sports book writers and runners in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,120 to $29,600. The highest paying state for gaming and sports book writers and runners is New York with a median annual salary of $29,600. The lowest paying state is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $18,120. For more salary information of gaming and sports book writers and runners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New Mexico|| |