Directors of Casino Security


Directors of Casino Security


Directors of casino security, who are also known as casino security directors, oversee the casino property and casino hotel security department, and coordinate the activities of the security staff. They assure that casino and casino hotel guests, employees, and property are protected. They recruit, staff, and train security personnel. Additionally, they assign shifts, and develop, update, and implement procedures and policies for the department.

Quick Facts


Median Salary



Employment Prospects



Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma



Five to 10 years experience in casino security





Personality Traits

Hands On


Earnings for directors of casino security vary depending on a number of variables including the size, geographic location, and prestige of the specific casino as well as the experience and education of the individual. reports that in October 2019, salaries for casino security directors ranged from $60,223 to $108,250, with median earnings of $82,880.

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Work Environment

Casinos and gaming facilities are located throughout the country and the world. Opportunities for individuals interested in pursuing careers as directors of casino security can be found at land-based casinos; racinos, which are a combination of a racetrack and a casino; riverboats that host casinos; or even on cruise ships.

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Employment of gaming managers (including those who focus on security) is expected to increase 7 percent (faster than the average for all careers) from 2018 to 2028, according to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Employment growth will be fueled by the increasing popularity of casinos and other gambling establishments, although advances in technology and a potential oversaturation of casinos i...