Observe gambling operation for irregular activities such as cheating or theft by either employees or patrons. Investigate potential threats to gambling assets such as money, chips, and gambling equipment. Act as oversight and security agent for management and customers.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 8,700 people employed as gambling surveillance officers and gambling investigators in the United States. The median annual salary is $35,300. Entry level employees earn approximately $25,400 per year and senior employees earn approximately $62,450 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.