Camera Operator Salary in San Francisco, California

How much does a Camera Operator make in San Francisco, CA? The average Camera Operator salary in San Francisco, CA is $51,467 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $42,241 and $62,564. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Camera Operator operates cameras, broadcasting or video recording cameras, and equipment to photograph various subjects and subject material. May be expected to maintain a variety of program/transmitter logs. Being a Camera Operator requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Camera Operator relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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