There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a vending attendant. For example, did you know that they make an average of $11.58 an hour? That's $24,092 a year!
There are certain skills that many vending attendants have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed physical stamina, communication skills and physical strength.
When it comes to the most important skills required to be a vending attendant, we found that a lot of resumes listed 29.8% of vending attendants included inventory management, while 28.4% of resumes included food products, and 28.3% of resumes included cold food items. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the vending attendant job title. But what industry to start with? Most vending attendants actually find jobs in the real estate and manufacturing industries.
If you're interested in becoming a vending attendant, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 15.1% of vending attendants have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 0.0% of vending attendants have master's degrees. Even though some vending attendants have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a vending attendant. When we researched the most common majors for a vending attendant, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on vending attendant resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or diploma degrees.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a vending attendant. In fact, many vending attendant jobs require experience in a role such as cashier. Meanwhile, many vending attendants also have previous career experience in roles such as sales associate or assistant manager.
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In addition to switching up your job search, it might prove helpful to look at a career path for your specific job. Now, what's a career path you ask? Well, it's practically a map that shows how you might advance from one job title to another. Our career paths are especially detailed with salary changes. So, for example, if you started out with the role of housekeeper you might progress to a role such as personal assistant eventually. Later on in your career, you could end up with the title operations manager.
|Top Careers Before Vending Attendant|
Sales Associate8.6 %
Assistant Manager6.3 %
Machine Operator5.9 %
|Top Careers After Vending Attendant|
Sales Associate8.6 %
Home Health Aid5.7 %
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Hispanic or Latino10.7 %
Black or African American10.3 %
|Foreign Languages Spoken|
Columbus State Community College12.9 %
University of South Florida6.5 %
University of Central Florida6.5 %
Vance-Granville Community College6.5 %
Health Care Administration16.1 %
General Studies9.7 %
Criminal Justice8.6 %
High School Diploma42.7 %
The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 29.8% of vending attendants listed inventory management on their resume, but soft skills such as physical stamina and communication skills are important as well.