Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers
SOC: 49-9091.00

Description:

Install, service, adjust, or repair coin, vending, or amusement machines including video games, juke boxes, pinball machines, or slot machines.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
34,900 employed

Projected (2024):
31,900 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Amusement Machine Mechanic
  • Arcade Game Technician
  • Arcade Games Mechanic
  • Arcade Technician
  • ATM Mechanic (Automatic Teller Machine Mechanic)
  • ATM Technician (Automated Teller Machine Technician)
  • Automatic Coin Machine Mechanic
  • Automatic Teller Machine Servicer
  • Bank Teller Machine Mechanic
  • Cigarette Machine Filler
  • Cigarette Machines Mechanic
  • Coin Box Collector
  • Coin Box Inspector
  • Coin Collector
  • Coin Machine Collector
  • Coin Machine Mechanic
  • Coin Machine Servicer Repairer
  • Cooler Deliverer
  • Delivery Driver
  • Fare Register Repairer
  • Field Service Technician
  • Fountain Vending Mechanic
  • Full Service Supervisor
  • Full Service Vending Driver
  • Full Service Vendor
  • Gum Machine Filler
  • Installation Technician
  • Juke Box Mechanic
  • Jukebox Checker
  • Machine Filler
  • Machine Filler Servicer
  • Machine Repairman
  • Parking Meter Collector
  • Parking Meter Servicer
  • Pay Station Collector
  • Pin Ball Machine Mechanic
  • Pin Game Machine Inspector
  • Refrigeration Mechanic
  • Refurbish Technician
  • Register Repairer
  • Route Attendant
  • Route Deliverer
  • Route Driver
  • Route Sales Person
  • Route Vending Machine Servicer
  • Routeman
  • Service Manager
  • Service Person
  • Service Supervisor
  • Service Technician
  • Slot Machine Mechanic
  • Slot Machine Repairer
  • Slot Technician
  • Stamp Machine Servicer
  • Ticket Dispenser Changer
  • Vending Attendant
  • Vending Machine Attendant
  • Vending Machine Coin Collector
  • Vending Machine Collector
  • Vending Machine Filler
  • Vending Machine Mechanic
  • Vending Machine Servicer
  • Vending Manager
  • Vending Mechanic
  • Vending Route Servicer
  • Vending Service Technician
  • Vending Supervisor
  • Vending Technician
  • Vendor
  • Video Games Mechanic
  • Video Machines Mechanic


  • Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.

    Education:

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Equipment Selection
  • Installation
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Food Production
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Geography
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Fill machines with products, ingredients, money, and other supplies.
  • Keep records of merchandise distributed and money collected.
  • Collect coins and bills from machines, prepare invoices, and settle accounts with concessionaires.
  • Make service calls to maintain and repair machines.
  • Inspect machines and meters to determine causes of malfunctions and fix minor problems such as jammed bills or stuck products.
  • Test machines to determine proper functioning.
  • Contact other repair personnel or make arrangements for the removal of machines in cases where major repairs are required.
  • Clean and oil machine parts.
  • Record transaction information on forms or logs, and notify designated personnel of discrepancies.
  • Adjust machine pressure gauges and thermostats.
  • Maintain records of machine maintenance and repair.
  • Replace malfunctioning parts, such as worn magnetic heads on automatic teller machine (ATM) card readers.
  • Adjust and repair coin, vending, or amusement machines and meters and replace defective mechanical and electrical parts, using hand tools, soldering irons, and diagrams.
  • Order parts needed for machine repairs.
  • Disassemble and assemble machines, according to specifications and using hand and power tools.
  • Install machines, making the necessary water and electrical connections in compliance with codes.
  • Refer to manuals and wiring diagrams to gather information needed to repair machines.
  • Transport machines to installation sites.
  • Prepare repair cost estimates.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Adjustable wrenches
  • Allen wrenches
  • Angled screwdrivers
  • Automatic teller machine ATM banking machines
  • Bullet button wrenches
  • Capacitor checkers
  • Channel lock pliers
  • Claw hammers
  • Coin machines
  • Commercial coffee brewers
  • Computer data input scanners
  • Contact adjusters
  • Cordless drills
  • Cordless power saws
  • Credit card readers
  • Degauss coils
  • Desoldering tools
  • Digital multimeters
  • Digital ohmmeters
  • Digital oscilloscopes
  • Digital volt meters
  • Dual trace scopes
  • Electric circuit testers
  • Electric saws
  • Electric screwdrivers
  • Flat bastard files
  • Flat cold chisels
  • Flathead screwdrivers
  • Hand crimp tools
  • High voltage probes
  • Juke boxes
  • Leak seekers
  • Logic analyzers
  • Logic probes
  • Magnetic extendable tools
  • Magnetic nut drivers
  • Magnifier lights
  • Mini plier sets
  • National Television System Committee NTSC pattern generators
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Non-conductive files
  • Palnut removal tools
  • Personal computers
  • Phillips screwdrivers
  • Pinball machines
  • Power grinding wheels
  • Punch sets
  • Razor blade knives
  • Rotary tools
  • Rubber light bulb removers
  • Slot machines
  • Small mirror tools
  • Snack vending machines
  • Soldering irons
  • Spring gauges
  • T handle allen wrenches
  • T handle nut drivers
  • Vacuum testers
  • Video game machines
  • Wire cutting tools
  • Wire strippers
  • Work lights
  • Email software
  • Inventory tracking software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Web browser software


  • installation maintenance and repair


    industry stats

    SOC: 49-0000

    Total Employed: 5,374,150

    Average Annual Salary: $45,990