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Sports Bookmaker Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,233 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,713

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sports Bookmaker is $52,233 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sports Bookmaker is between $38,578 and $63,606. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sports Bookmaker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Manages establishment to receive and pay off bets placed by horse racing patrons: prepares and issues lists of approximate handicap odds on each horse prior to race, from knowledge of previous performance of horse under existing conditions of weather and track.
  • Determines risks on each horse to refuse additional bets after maximum desired limit of liability has been reached.
  • Records bets placed over counter or by telephone or teletype.
  • Issues betting receipts.
  • Pays off bets on track parimutuel basis.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of cashiers, gambling.
  • May balance betting accounts and keep records as required by state or municipal authorities.
  • May place customers' bets with cooperating bookmakers to limit liability and apportion risk.
  • May be designated sports bookmaker when taking bets on sports, such as football, boxing, baseball, and hockey.
Sports Bookmaker Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Gaming Managers

Job family population: 4,420

Estimated population of Sports Bookmaker jobs: 1,145

Rate of error: 3.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,552
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Sports Bookmaker Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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