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Photographic Equipment Technician Salary
in New York, United States

$52,801 (USD)

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Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photographic Equipment Technician is $52,801 a year and $25 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Photographic Equipment Technician is between $38,943 and $64,351. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assembles, repairs, tests, and maintains still and motion picture cameras and photographic equipment according to customer, blueprint, or work order specifications, using handtools, bench machines, and test equipment: reads diagrammatic and verbal specifications to determine repairs needed and sequence of operations.
  • Inspects cameras and equipment to locate defects, using jewelers' loupe.
  • Disassembles cameras to gain access to defects.
  • Tests focus of lens system, using optical measuring equipment, and adjusts and repairs lens system to correct defective focusing, using handtools.
  • Measures camera shutter speed, using electronic measuring instrument, and adjusts shutter mechanism to manufacturer's specifications, using handtools.
  • Compares light meter readings with readings of light measuring instrument to verify accuracy of camera light meters.
  • Adjusts light meters to correct defective readings, using handtools.
  • Measures operating speed of movie cameras, using frequency counter and turns camera speed control, using screwdriver, to correct defective operation.
  • Cleans and lubricates cameras and polishes camera lenses, using air gun, ultrasonic cleaning device, cloth, syringe, and tissue paper.
  • May fabricate parts for cameras and related equipment, using machines, such as bench lathe, milling machines, cutters, and grinders.
Photographic Equipment Technician Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Job family population: 3,650

Estimated population of Photographic Equipment Technician jobs: 460

Rate of error: 11.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Photographic Equipment Technician Job Listings for New York, United States

Certified Ophthalmic Technician Borough Park and/or Manhattan offices
Feb 6
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Aryeh L Pollack MD PC
Preparation of exam rooms and testing equipment * Assist ophthalmologists in a range of tests and ... Photos, B-scans
Field Technician
Jan 11
Nassau County, NY, USA
Custom Computer Specialists
Surveying offices and cafeterias for equipment placement * Surveying network closets for switch ... photos As the Program expands to its full capacity, this individual will have the opportunity to ...
Optometric Technician
Feb 14
New York, NY, USA
20/20 Now
... photography, slit lamp photography, pupil assessment, ocular motility, and visual fields ... Basic office equipment and computer skills * Strong interpersonal skills * Demonstrated history and ...
Restoration Project Manager #5436-Anywhere U.S.A-Can Hire 2 a Week
Mar 24
New York, NY, USA
KLM Careers
... equipment, and supplies are properly stocked, fueled, and maintained for immediate deployment ... photographs and detailed job journal notes 4. Report Project Progress • Report progress to ...
Electronica ServiceTechnician
Feb 27
Ramsey, United States
Konica Minolta
Position Objective Konica Minolta currently has an exciting opportunity for a Service Technician ... Experience in repair of photography equipment a plus. * Overtime is required. * Ability to travel a ...
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