Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture (27-4031)

Occupation description:  Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to record images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 3329 -12.10 00
United States 25,40025,900 2.050 230280

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.5412.0516.44 23.6034.7150.54

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
6327 42.940.0 30.0
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation18
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation7
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 80
Number of job position postings 12
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Galena Interior Learning Academy   (Galena)
Computer Science

 Degree
Northern Industrial Training   (Palmer)
Fall Protection Authorized User
Fall Protection Competent Person / 015
OSHA Aerial Platform - Manlift in Alaska

 Degree
Satori Group Inc   (Anchorage)
Fall Protection