Slot Supervisor Occupational Licensing
License required in 29 states
81st most burdensome licensing requirements among moderate-income occupations
Average Fee for License:$439
What They Do
Slot supervisors or slot key persons supervise and coordinate activities of slot machine workers to provide service to patrons, handle and settle players’ complaints, and verify and report payoff jackpots. This report looks at the requirements for supervisors or key employees only, not those for the slot machine technicians working under them.
Slot Supervisor Licensing Overview
Twenty-nine states (more than half of states) require a licence to work as a Slot Supervisor. On average, these laws require $439 in fees, 0 days of education and no exams. Slot Supervisor Licenses have the 81st most burdensome requirements of the 102 occupations studied. Fees for a license exceed $1000 in California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri.
Where is a Slot Supervisor the most regulated?
Out of the 29 states that require an occupational license, an occupational license for a Slot Supervisor has the highest burden in California. California requires $3150 in fees, no exams, no experience, and no education.
Where is a Slot Supervisor the least regulated?
Out of the 29 states that require an occupational license, an occupational license for a Slot Supervisor has the lowest burden in Connecticut. Connecticut requires $0 in fees, no exams, no experience, and no education.
Where is a Slot Supervisor license the most expensive?
An occupational license for a Slot Supervisor costs the most in California. California requires $3150 in fees, no exams, no experience, and no education.
Where is a Slot Supervisor license the least expensive?
An occupational license for a Slot Supervisor costs the least in Connecticut, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania where the license costs $0.
Where does it take the longest to obtain a Slot Supervisor license?
Out of the 29 states that require an occupational license, none impose any time lost due to required education/experience.
Where is it fastest to obtain a Slot Supervisor license?
An occupational license for a Slot Supervisor takes the least time to obtain in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia (0 days).
What states require exams for a Slot Supervisor license?
To obtain an occupational license for a Slot Supervisor
Twenty-eight states require a license to work as a slot supervisor. On average, these laws require a fee of $467. In addition, about two-thirds of states (19) set a minimum age of either 18 or 21. These requirements make the slot supervisor occupation the 82nd most burdensome of the 102 occupations studied here. However, because slot supervisors are licensed by over half of states, the occupation ranks as the 62nd most widely and onerously licensed.
License fees vary greatly across states, from $0 in Connecticut to $3,150 in California. Nine states have fees totaling $500 or more (five states have fees totaling $1,000 or more). Fees are so high because some states—including California, Colorado and Massachusetts—require large initial deposits ($2,400, $1,000 and $1,000, respectively) for background checks. After completing the background check, the state returns anything remaining of the deposit.
States Ranked by Average Licensing Burden for 102 Lower-Income Occupations
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