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$40,000

Salary

Arts Industry

7%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

The next time you're chain-watching your favorite series on Netflix, take a moment to give thanks to the almighty camera operator: Without the person who operated the technology and actually captured the shot, you wouldn't be guessing who the killer is.Camera operators are the perfect mix between technologically-savvy and creative, since they need to know how to operate equipment, but also step back and frame the shot perfectly. It requires a lot of practice and getting to know the various types of cameras to pull off each shot. Perfect if you're a total movie and tech lover, you could be the person setting up shots and capturing pictures for someone else's Netflix marathon.

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What it Takes

Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Equipment Maintenance

Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Quality Control Analysis

Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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