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 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
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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 $39,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,820. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 121% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of gaming and sports book writers and runners from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of gaming and sports book writers and runners in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. 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 health care and social assistance sector with an annual salary $27,220. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $19,650).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
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|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
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 $18,170 to $41,190. The highest paying state for gaming and sports book writers and runners is Delaware with a median annual salary of $41,190. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $18,170. For more salary information of gaming and sports book writers and runners profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
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