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   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  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.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 30.3812.9518.06 26.4837.2152.50

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
4323 53.545.5 36.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation24
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation3
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 82
Number of job position postings 11
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.5

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

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage, Prince William Sound   (Valdez)
Broadcast Communications AAS
Broadcast Communications CT2