Film and Video Camera Operators

(NOC 5222)
-2.23%
 

What do Film and Video Camera Operators do?

Film and video camera operators record news and live events, and film videos and television broadcasts.

How to become: Film and Video Camera Operators

In general, you usually need a high school diploma. You may also need a college diploma, university degree or specialized/technical training and experience in your area of work.

You may substitute on-the-job training for formal educational requirements and may need to demonstrate your creative ability through a portfolio of work/experience.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Film and Video Camera Operators

Trent University
Peterborough, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Film & Media (B.A.) Bachelor; Honours
Cultural Studies - Specialization in Film & Media (B.A.) Bachelor
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film and Media Production Diploma
Foundational Programs Certificate
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Honours Arts Co-op Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Honours Arts and Business Co-op Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Film Studies Bachelor
Film Studies Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Film and Video Camera Operators make?

Low:
$31,200
Average:
$60,008
High:
$80,995

Job openings for Film and Video Camera Operators

Job Seekers:
13,200
Job Openings:
10,700