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Electronics Service Technicians
Electronics service technicians work with and repair consumer electronic equipment that is malfunctioning. This equipment typically includes televisions, audio and video equipment, computers, microwave ovens, and other kinds of home electronic devices. Service technicians diagnose problems in the equipment and make the repairs necessary to restore the equipment to working order. Technicians may also advise customers on the equipment's replacement when it is no longer practical to maintain. Some electronics service technicians may work with electronic office equipment, such as photocopy machines, dictating machines, and fax (facsimile) machines. There are about 38,680 electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers working in the United States.