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Projection Camera Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$42,339 (USD)

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Last updated: April 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Projection Camera Operator is $42,339 a year and $20 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Projection Camera Operator is between $31,357 and $51,515. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Produces enlarged or reduced photographic prints from original negative or positive, using projection printer: sorts orders according to type, size, and processing requirements.
  • Examines negative for contrast to determine grade of sensitized paper required for print.
  • Places sensitized paper on easel and adjusts sliding arms of easel to outline specified area on paper, or threads paper through guides onto takeup spool and secures with tape.
  • Places negative in holder and slides holder beneath light.
  • Raises or lowers carriage of printer to focus image within outlined area on paper.
  • Selects lens assembly according to size and type of negative to be printed and positions lens in holder.
  • Adjusts lens opening, sets exposure timer, and starts machine.
  • Varies contrast by shading darker image areas with hand or sheet of paper (dodging).
  • Develops exposed paper developer (photofinishing).
  • Examines developed prints to detect color deficiencies, scratches, and dust specks, and retouches print to remove defects, using paints, pencils, brush, and cloth.
  • Computes customer charges and maintains production record.
Projection Camera Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Printing Press Operators

Job family population: 171,130

Estimated population of Projection Camera Operator jobs: 14,491

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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