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$961 per week
Very strong


Betting Clerks take bets from customers at betting agencies, over the telephone and on course.


  • taking bets and debiting credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, and receiving cash
  • recording and entering bets electronically and in transaction ledgers
  • issuing tickets and preparing summaries of transactions
  • monitoring amounts of money placed on race entrants
  • checking details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and paying out money on winning tickets
  • verifying the identity and account balances of betting agency customers
  • answering betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person
  • may work in a call centre.

To become a Betting Clerk

  • You can work as a Betting Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as accounting.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Cash Handling

  • Communication Skills

  • EFTPOS Operation

  • Customer Service

  • Teamwork / Collaboration

  • Multi-Tasking

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