We surveyed 1,675 videographers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical videographer. Here are the results.
How much intelligence is required as a videographer?
Working as a videographer typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.
Can I learn to become a videographer?
A career as a videographer typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.
Is it easy to get a job as a videographer?
It’s typically difficult to find a job as a videographer.
Do videographers work full-time or part-time?
38% of videographers work in full-time roles while 62% work part-time.
Is being a videographer stressful?
Stress is not uncommon amongst videographers, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.
Is being organized important as a videographer?
Organization is not considered a particuarly important part of being a videographer.
How competitive is the workplace for videographers?
Videographers tend to see lots of competition in the workplace, with desire to get ahead of co-workers being common.
Does being a videographer require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?
Videographers will see frequent time pressure on the job, likely contributing to an occasionally stressful work environment.
Are videographers allowed to express themselves creatively?
Creativity is intrinsic to being a videographer, and a highly valuable part of the career.
Do videographers have control over the direction of their work?
Videographers have high flexibility in the direction of their work, allowing them a lot of freedom in how they accomplish their goals.
Is being a videographer physically demanding?
Being a videographer may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.
Are videographers exposed to a wide variety of work?
The workload of a videographer changes frequently, with their day-to-day rarely being the same.
Does being a videographer require attention to detail?
Attention to detail is a vital skill for videographers, as small mistakes can make or break one's ability to succeed in the career.
Does being a good videographer require compassion and empathy?
The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a videographer.