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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Gaming Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,040
25th Percentile Wage
$57,040
50th Percentile Wage
$72,930
75th Percentile Wage
$95,480
90th Percentile Wage
$129,520

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 $129,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $72,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,040. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 181% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of gaming managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$72,930
5.14% 10.57%
2016
$69,180
1.16% -
2015
$68,380
1.56% -
2014
$67,310
1.65% -
2013
$66,200
1.48% -
2012
$65,220
- -

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 $68,760).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$148,530
Accommodation and Food Services
$77,070
Federal, State, and Local Government
$75,610
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$68,760

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 $55,750 to $83,280. The highest paying state for gaming managers is Nevada with a median annual salary of $83,280. The lowest paying state is Arizona with a median annual salary of $55,750. For more salary information of gaming managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$83,280
California
$82,080
Michigan
$80,530
New York
$79,560
Oregon
$78,410
Pennsylvania
$78,210
New Jersey
$78,030
Florida
$77,840
Mississippi
$73,470
Alaska
$72,920
Minnesota
$72,210
Washington
$69,760
Indiana
$69,730
New Mexico
$69,260
Kansas
$68,890
Connecticut
$68,510
South Dakota
$67,540
Louisiana
$65,530
Illinois
$65,240
North Dakota
$64,120
Ohio
$62,880
Missouri
$62,600
Puerto Rico
$61,330
Wisconsin
$60,800
Iowa
$60,670
Colorado
$60,430
Idaho
$57,210
Oklahoma
$56,750
Arizona
$55,750



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