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Camera Operators

Operate television, video, or movie cameras to record information.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$22.12 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  8.1%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Create computer-generated graphics or animation.
  • Research new technologies.
  • Review details of technical drawings or specifications.
  • Collaborate with others to determine technical details of productions.
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Job Title Examples:

Photojournalist
Television News Photographer
Videographer

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