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Working As A Game Technician

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Unpleasant/Hazardous Environment

  • $44,040

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Game Technician does

  • Charted and entered data on Progressive Electronic Games.
  • Maintain and repair arcade games on game floor.
  • Collected, recorded, analyzed and interpreted data from various game machines.
  • Repaired and upgraded hardware and software for X-Box game systems.
  • Handle customer complaints related to game malfunctions.
  • Repaired slot machine peripherals such as BVs, printers.
  • Reprogrammed and updated claw machines, video games etc.
  • Assembled and coordinated information and people for the purposes of scheduling.
  • Repair and Maintanance of Games Troubleshooting arcade electronics Test and replace components of damaged PCB's
  • Created game prototypes in Flash Contributed voice-over and music assets to IGT's Slot Machines
  • Do preventative maintenance on all games, appliances, lighting and electronics.
  • Hosted and performed for birthday parties for children Waited and cleaned tables Game Technician
  • Branch Office) Responsible for in-shop repairs to Coin-Operated type pinball machines and video games, etc.
  • Clean up trash, serve pizza, host parties, and work as a game technician.
  • Ensured all electronics/games were functioning properly Made sure machines were stocked with tickets/ coins Customer satisfaction was of the utmost importance
  • Evaluate, repair, adjust and maintain all different kinds of slot machines.
  • Move or repair games, electronic or mechanical.
  • Preform basic trouble shooting of gaming systems and devices.
  • Stuffed, soldered and troubleshot slot machine circuit boards.
  • Perform component level repair on some electronics as needed and as parts are available to me to perform the task.

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Game Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

82.0%

Female

16.9%

Unknown

1.1%
Ethnicity

White

78.0%

Hispanic or Latino

13.2%

Asian

7.1%

Unknown

1.1%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

47.6%

Italian

14.3%

Portuguese

9.5%

Carrier

9.5%

Japanese

4.8%

French

4.8%

Polish

4.8%

Korean

4.8%
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Game Technician Education

Schools

University of North Texas

8.8%

ITT Technical Institute-Nashville

8.8%

University of Phoenix

7.4%

University of Nebraska at Omaha

5.9%

Modesto Junior College

5.9%

George Mason University

5.9%

Pima Community College

4.4%

ECPI University

4.4%

Boise State University

4.4%

Miami Dade College

4.4%

Rockland Community College

4.4%

California State University - Sacramento

4.4%

Oklahoma City Community College

4.4%

University of Toledo

4.4%

Mid-America Christian University

4.4%

Chattahoochee Technical College

4.4%

Fayetteville Technical Community College

4.4%

Southern Crescent Technical College

2.9%

Northeastern State University

2.9%

University of Washington

2.9%
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Majors

Electrical Engineering

15.8%

Computer Science

14.0%

Business

13.6%

Information Technology

8.8%

Criminal Justice

6.6%

Electrical Engineering Technology

5.5%

Psychology

3.7%

General Studies

3.3%

Communication

3.3%

Computer Engineering

2.9%

Graphic Design

2.9%

Computer Information Systems

2.6%

Heating And Air Conditioning

2.6%

Computer Technical Support

2.2%

Kinesiology

2.2%

Liberal Arts

2.2%

Computer Networking

2.2%

Drafting And Design

1.8%

Automotive Technology

1.8%

Biology

1.8%
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Degrees

Other

35.5%

Bachelors

31.2%

Associate

21.0%

Certificate

5.7%

Masters

3.6%

Diploma

2.3%

Doctorate

0.5%

License

0.2%
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Top Skills for A Game Technician

VideoGamesGeneralCustomerServiceGameRoomAreaSlotMachinesPreventativeMaintenanceGameMachinesGameTechCircuitBoardsComponentLevelRepairPrintersWindowsXPTroubleShootPinballMachinesBirthdayPartiesRepairGamesGameSystemsPOSNewGamesCustomerSatisfactionCustomerComplaints

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Top Game Technician Skills

  1. Video Games
  2. General Customer Service
  3. Game Room Area
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Reprogrammed and updated claw machines, video games etc.
  • Pull and restock tokens Come up with new floor layouts based on games profitabilityGameStopSales Associate General customer service.
  • Animated Vacuum Fluorescent Displays, Provided music and sounds to Slot machines, create visualization tools for Game Engineering.
  • Schedule and perform preventative maintenance on all assigned gaming equipment.
  • Assisted patrons of amusement facility and performed minor repairs on video/game machines.

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