This occupation has a very high probability of automation.

83.0% probability

of automation

2.7% growth

projected to 2026

23,400 employed

currently in the US

$25,940 annual wage

US, median ($12.47 hourly)

What they do

Exchange coins, tokens and chips for patrons' money. May issue payoffs and obtain customer's signature on receipt. May operate a booth in the slot machine area and furnish change persons with money bank at the start of the shift, or count and audit money in drawers. Excludes “Cashiers” (41-2011).

Risk of automation

This occupation is 83.0% likely to be automated. It ranks 470 of 702 occupations analyzed (higher rank means higher likelihood).

People affected and economic value

In the US, 23,400 people have this job. They earn $25,940 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $606,996,000 in annual economic value. The mean hourly wage for this occupation is $12.47.

Official growth forecast

This occupation is projected to grow 2.7% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 24,000 people with this job at that time.

References and notes

This article uses data from "The Future of Employment" (PDF), a 2013 study from University of Oxford researchers, and US Bureau of Labor Statistics files including Standard Occupational Classification 2010 Definitions (XLS), May 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics (zip) and 2016-2026 Employment Projections (XLS).