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Fast Facts for Camera Operators in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Santa Barbara and Oakland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, San Jose and Sacramento
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Oakland and Sacramento

Salaries for Camera Operators in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Oakland, Santa Ana and San Francisco

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More California Camera Operator Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Highest Award
San Diego

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Camera Operators

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Camera Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Camera Operators relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade60 $66,090
San Diego-Carlsbad110 $58,060
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim4930 $76,430
Riverside-San Bernardino-OntarioN/A $52,230
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward330 $62,980

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