Vt operator (external) - Salary and Career
Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

Vt operator (external) - 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 Vt operator (external) earn

A Vt operator (external) 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 Averwage.com 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 Vt operator (external)

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 Vt operator (external)

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Vt operator (external) 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
    • hotels
    • advertising agencies
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • cleaning in buildings and households

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