Sample 1 - State of California

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Gaming Dealers
(SOC Code : 39-3011)
in California

Operate table games. Stand or sit behind table and operate games of chance by dispensing the appropriate number of cards or blocks to players, or operating other gaming equipment. Compare the house's hand against players' hands and payoff or collect players' money or chips.

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Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$10.08$8.68$9.11$10.15

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 202215,10016,8001,70011.3430

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Gambling Industries 26935.7%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Pay winnings or collect losing bets as established by the rules and procedures of a specific game.
Stand behind a gaming table and deal the appropriate number of cards to each player.
Deal cards to house hands, and compare these with players` hands to determine winners, as in black jack.
Conduct gambling games such as dice, roulette, cards, or keno, following all applicable rules and regulations.
Exchange paper currency for playing chips or coin money.
Check to ensure that all players have placed bets before play begins.
Start and control games and gaming equipment, and announce winning numbers or colors.
Inspect cards and equipment to be used in games to ensure that they are in good condition.
Apply rule variations to card games such as poker, in which players bet on the value of their hands.
Open and close cash floats and game tables.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Time Management - Managing one`s own time and the time of others.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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Alternate Titles
21 Dealers; Baccarat Dealers; Blackjack Dealers; Card Dealers; Casino Dealers; Games Dealers; Pai Gow Dealers; and Poker Dealers
 
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