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Gaming Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of gaming managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of gaming managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The gaming managers 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 [1].

Table 1. Gaming Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,830
25th Percentile Wage
$53,950
50th Percentile Wage
$69,180
75th Percentile Wage
$92,670
90th Percentile Wage
$124,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for gaming managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) gaming managers is $124,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,830. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 183% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of gaming managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,1801.16%5.72%
201568,3801.56%-
201467,3101.65%-
201366,2001.48%-
201265,220--

Table 2. Gaming Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of gaming managers in 4 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 managers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $148,530. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $63,910).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$148,530
Federal, State, and Local Government
$74,720
Accommodation and Food Services
$74,570
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$63,910

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Gaming Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only gaming managers 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 managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $53,070 to $83,230. The highest paying state for gaming managers is California with a median annual salary of $83,230. The lowest paying state is Oklahoma with a median annual salary of $53,070. For more salary information of gaming managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$83,230
Nevada
$80,620
Michigan
$77,020
Pennsylvania
$76,350
New Jersey
$75,970
Florida
$75,100
Oregon
$70,690
Minnesota
$70,450
New York
$69,340
Kansas
$68,890
Washington
$68,590
Indiana
$68,170
South Dakota
$67,540
Mississippi
$66,970
Louisiana
$66,850
New Mexico
$64,060
Illinois
$62,510
Wisconsin
$60,980
Colorado
$60,600
Puerto Rico
$58,720
Missouri
$57,010
Arizona
$55,750
Iowa
$55,570
Oklahoma
$53,070


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