219.587-010 PARIMUTUEL-TICKET CHECKER (amuse. & rec.) alternate titles: ticket counter
- Counts and records number of parimutuel tickets cashed at race track to verify records of cashiers. Compares totals with entries on daily balance sheet. Compares each ticket with sample or examines tickets under fluorescent light to verify validity of tickets. Reports discrepancies.
GOE: 07.05.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 2 DLU: 77
The O*NET puts this occupation in Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, SOC 43-3031. The occupation group requires some college and moderate-term on-the-job training per the OOH. The occupational group is not unskilled and not available for a person with a high school or less education.
Of the 1,760,300 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, 14,000 work in the amusement, gambling, and recreation industries per the Employment Projections linked in the OOH. That is NAICS code 713000, an industry subsector. The EP tells us that the gambling industries (except casino hotels) employ 1,700 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, or 1.3% of total industry employment. When we dig a little deeper into the NAICS codes, we find that this is not the right industry grouping. The Census Bureau lists all manner of racetracks -- dogs, horses, automobiles, and others -- under NAICS code 711212. The EP tells us that NAICS code 711200, spectator sports, employs 1,200 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, or 0.9% of total industry employment.
County Business Patterns states that industry 711212, racetracks, had 639 establishments employing 42,728 people in all occupations. Other industries in group 711200 are sports teams and clubs (NAICS 711211) and other spectator sports (NAICS 711219). There are no other six-digit industry codes inside of 711200.
|2012 NAICS code||Meaning of 2012 NAICS code||Year||Number of establishments||Paid employees for pay period including March 12 (number)|
|711211||Sports teams and clubs||2015||1,004||68,884|
|711219||Other spectator sports||2015||2,672||16,661|