Coin Collector

Drive trucks over established routes to collect money.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coin Collectors do?

Drives truck over established route to collect money from and refill coin-operated amusement-game machines, jukeboxes, and vending machines that dispense merchandise, such as cigarettes, coffee, food, beverages, and candy: Loads truck with supplies according to written or verbal instructions. Drives truck to establishment, collects coins, refills machine, cleans inside of machines that dispense food or beverages, and records amount of money collected. Turns in money to cashiering department at completion of route and unloads truck. Reports malfunctioning machines to maintenance department for repair. May perform minor repairs or adjustments on machines, using handtools, to correct malfunctions. May promote installation of new or additional coin-operated machines at locations of customers or potential customers. May be designated according to type of machine serviced as Amusement-Game Machine Coin Collector; Jukebox Coin Collector; Vending-Machine Coin Collector.

Should I be a Coin Collector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Jukebox Coin Collector, Parking-Meter-Coin Collector, Route Contractor, Telephone Coin-Box Collector

    How to become a Coin Collector

    Most Coin Collectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aabaa&chl=no+college+%2897%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,97,97
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