Video operator in television production and video production - Salary and Career
Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

Video operator in television production and video production - 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 Video operator in television production and video production earn

A Video operator in television production and video production 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 Video operator in television production and video production

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 Video operator in television production and video production

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Video operator in television production and video production 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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