Most casino jobs would pay close to $16 an hour, according to federal and private data

The companies hoping to bring a casino to Richmond agreed to compensate workers at an average of $55,000 per year.

A chart showing wages for various different jobs: Unionized workers in service industry jobs, $16.24; Food service workers wages in Casino, $16.01; Gambling Service Workers average wage, $16.28; Richmond's average wage, $28.88; Virginia's minimum wage in 2026*, $12.00; Average minimum wage if similar contract to Unite Here Contract in Maryland, $15.87; Minimum wage set by Community host agreement, $15.00; Average wage if casino pays for 100% of family healthcare cost, $16.18