Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

General Information

Description

Perform work involved in developing and processing photographic images from film or digital media. May perform precision tasks such as editing photographic negatives and prints.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit81.65%
  2. Self-employed8.16%
  3. State and local government4.59%
  4. Private, not for profit3.70%
  5. Federal government0.98%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$34,720

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$42,250
$24,860
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 84%
  • Some college 7%
  • Bachelor's degree 5%
  • Post-secondary certificate 2%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mechanical
  • Production and Processing
  • Chemistry

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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