How much does a Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture make in Bakersfield, CA? The average Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture salary in Bakersfield, CA is $88,608 as of March 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $73,634 and $110,696. 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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Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture operates videotape machines, disk-based file servers, camera control units, studio cameras, video switchers, audio mixers and other equipment used in the broadcast of live and taped television programming. May be expected to maintain a variety of program/transmitter logs. Being a Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture may require an associate's degree or its equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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About Bakersfield, California    Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States. It covers about 151 sq mi (390 km2) near the southern end of t....More

Bakersfield, California  area prices were up 2.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Bakersfield, California

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