CAREER

Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$40,330

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+2.6% (slower than the average)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent

Career

What Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers Do

Repair and adjust cameras and photographic equipment, including commercial video and motion picture camera equipment.

Other Job Titles Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers May Have

Camera Repair Technician, Camera Repairman, Camera Technician, Photo Equipment Technician, Photo Technologist, Photographic Equipment Repair Technician, Photographic Equipment Technician, Photographic Technician (Photo Tech), Repair Technician, Repairman

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Adjust cameras, photographic mechanisms, or equipment such as range and view finders, shutters, light meters, or lens systems, using hand tools.
  • Disassemble equipment to gain access to defect, using hand tools.
  • Test equipment performance, focus of lens system, diaphragm alignment, lens mounts, or film transport, using precision gauges.
  • Clean and lubricate cameras and polish camera lenses, using cleaning materials and work aids.
  • Requisition parts or materials.

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