Parimutuel Ticket Seller

Sell parimutuel tickets to patrons at racetracks.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $26,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Parimutuel Ticket Sellers do?

Sells parimutuel tickets to patrons at racetrack: Reads entry sheets to ascertain entry number of specific horses in designated race and depresses corresponding numbered key of ticket-dispensing machine that automatically ejects ticket requested by patron. Accepts money and makes change. After start of race records totals of tickets sold and cash received and forwards to money room for counting and verification.

Should I be a Parimutuel Ticket Seller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Mutuel Teller, Parimutuel Clerk, Tube Teller

    How to become a Parimutuel Ticket Seller

    Most Parimutuel Ticket Sellers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9keaba&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29|associate%27s+%286%25%29||master%27s+%282%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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