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Camera Operators


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

Camera Operators use cameras to capture or record images. They work on television broadcasts, advertising, movie productions, or other video productions.

Wages $22.12 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Journalism and Broadcasting
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