Cage Cashiers

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Cage cashiers, also called cashiers, casino cashiers, or casino cage cashiers work in the cage area of a casino, where money, casino chips, credit chips, and other paperwork are circulated. They sell gambling chips, tokens, or tickets to casino patrons, pay out jackpots, and manage credit applications. Cage cashiers are an essential part of casino customer service. 

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Cashiers, Casino Cage Cashiers, Casino Cashiers
Duties Issuing money and chips to casino pits and patrons; processing applications for credit; redeeming gambling chips or tokens for customers; performing an accounting of casino bank roll and/or inventory; recording cage transactions; paying out jackpots
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Gambling capitals such as Las Vegas, Reno, and Laughlin, NV; Atlantic City, NJ; Biloxi and New Orleans, LA; and areas in California offer largest number of jobs, but opportunities exist wherever there are casinos
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
School Subjects
  • Business
  • Mathematics
Experience Experience as cashier or bank teller helpful
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Realistic
  • Social
  • Financial
  • Interpersonal
  • Math
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements Must meet minimum age requirements set by state, pass a drug test and background check, and have no criminal record
Employment Prospects Excellent
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Shift Manager
  • Cage Shift Supervisor
  • Cage Cashier
  • Cashier or Bank Teller

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