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Camera Operators

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

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$17.98 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  24.1%    Read more about outlook


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:

Television News Photographer

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