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DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

33-9031 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators



Act as oversight and security agent for management and customers. Observe casino or casino hotel operation for irregular activities such as cheating or theft by either employees or patrons. May use one-way mirrors above the casino floor, cashier's cage, and from desk. Use of audio/video equipment is also common to observe operation of the business. Usually required to provide verbal and written reports of all violations and suspicious behavior to supervisor.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 5016$17.87/hr$14.46/hr$14.55/hr$18.09/hr$18.29/hr$22.73/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Leisure and Hospitality190$18.28/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$19.43/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 50$19.25/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$18.09/hr20.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$18.11/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$18.09/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$18.11/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 60$20.66/hrN/A
Minnesota 210$18.98/hr18.1%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
First-Line Supervisors of Gambling Services Workers 600$27.75/hr20.3%
Tellers 5,770$19.19/hr-12.1%
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 3,900$22.23/hr7.0%


  • Develop and maintain log of surveillance observations.
  • Monitor establishment activities to ensure adherence to all state gaming regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Observe casino or casino hotel operations for irregular activities, such as cheating or theft by employees or patrons, using audio and video equipment and one-way mirrors.
  • Report all violations and suspicious behaviors to supervisors, verbally or in writing.
  • Act as oversight or security agents for management or customers.
  • Inspect and monitor audio or video surveillance equipment to ensure it is working appropriately.
  • Review video surveillance footage.
  • Inspect and monitor audio or video surveillance equipment to ensure it is working appropriately.
  • Report all violations and suspicious behaviors to supervisors, verbally or in writing.
  • Supervise or train surveillance observers.