Camera Operator (TV Studio) - Salary and Career
Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

Camera Operator (TV Studio) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Supervise technical and operations activities, define specifications of technical resources, verify conditions of use and conservation of equipment, plan sector activities, budget operational expenses, support events, check signal pipelines, supervise, escalate and evaluate team performance .

How much does an Camera Operator (TV Studio) earn

A Camera Operator (TV Studio) earns between $1.511 and $9.924 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.557 and a median salary of $2.376 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 636 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Camera Operator (TV Studio)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.557 42.684 889 19
1º Quartile 1.511 18.131 378 8
Median Salary 2.376 28.513 594 12
3º Quartile 7.568 90.822 1.892 39
Higher Salary 9.924 119.088 2.481 52

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in operation of radio stations, television systems and video producers
        • operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

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Main workplaces

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media they work on television and radio stations during irregular working hours. They usually work as salaried employees, with a formal contract and occasional supervision, being directly subordinate to the Managers and having subordinates. They work as a team indoors at stations, in the open or in vehicles.

What does it take to work in the field of Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete higher education. The full performance of activities requires, on average, three to four years of experience in the area, plus extensive knowledge in information technology and sector-specific software.

Functions and activities of Camera Operator (TV Studio)

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media must:

  • support in events;
  • support events;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • give support in events;
  • plan sector activities;
  • supervise technical and operations activities;
  • supervise teams;
  • support in events;

  • Activities

    • participate in pre- and post-demand meetings;
    • demonstrate diffuse attention capacity;
    • evaluate team performance;
    • manage conflicts;
    • consolidate incident reports;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • participate in the definition of technical-operational goals;
    • write reports and/or documents;
    • forward information about technical and operational conditions of the event to related areas;
    • contract electricity supply;
    • manage team composition and movement;
    • research technological trends;
    • interact with manufacturers and suppliers;
    • enable team training and development;
    • allocate technical resources;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • work as a team;
    • monitor traffic and media distribution;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • monitor measuring equipment;
    • request recording and broadcast script;
    • perform a technical visit to the event site;
    • check occurrences;
    • participate in the conceptualization of projects and events;
    • define specification of technical resources;
    • demonstrate ability to establish priorities;
    • work in partnership with related areas;
    • manage the life cycle of equipment and systems;
    • ensure compliance with work safety standards and legislation;
    • control the achievement of technical-operational goals;
    • demonstrate attentive listening skills;
    • command activation of redundancy systems;
    • alert about replacement of obsolete equipment;
    • check conditions of use and conservation of equipment;
    • coordinate technical evaluations and approvals of new systems;
    • supervise interconnection of third-party signals with event production;
    • check signal pipelines;
    • monitor the execution of the schedule;
    • elaborate sectoral performance indicators;
    • negotiate technical-operational and financial resources with relevant areas;
    • provide support and maintenance service request fulfillment;
    • identify team needs;
    • demonstrate flexibility ability;
    • work under pressure;
    • evaluate operability in the scenario;
    • budget operating expenses;
    • scaling team;
    • participate in team profiling;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • request audio, video, data and space segment transmission lines;
    • request public and/or private security;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • monitor project phases;
    • hire dedicated link services;
    • arrange event logistics resources;
    • determine specific work procedures;
    • monitor signal quality;
    • schedule preventive system reviews;
    • request support and maintenance services;
    • demonstrate ability to communicate;

    Sectors that hire Camera Operator (TV Studio) the most in the job market

    • open television activities
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of measuring, testing and control apparatus and equipment
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • advertising agencies
    • hotels
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • cleaning in buildings and households

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