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Working as a Spotlight Operator

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a spotlight operator. For example, did you know that they make an average of $27.05 an hour? That's $56,257 a year!

What Does a Spotlight Operator Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a spotlight operator, we found that a lot of resumes listed 100.0% of spotlight operators included casino floor, while 0.0% of resumes included None, and 0.0% of resumes included None. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

How To Become a Spotlight Operator

If you're interested in becoming a spotlight operator, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 59.4% of spotlight operators have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 5.0% of spotlight operators have master's degrees. Even though most spotlight operators have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a spotlight operator. When we researched the most common majors for a spotlight operator, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees. Other degrees that we often see on spotlight operator resumes include associate degree degrees or master's degree degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a spotlight operator. In fact, many spotlight operator jobs require experience in a role such as stage manager. Meanwhile, many spotlight operators also have previous career experience in roles such as assistant stage manager or internship.

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Average Salary$56,257

Spotlight Operator Demographics

Gender

male

60.4 %

female

36.6 %

unknown

3.0 %

Ethnicity

White

68.1 %

Hispanic or Latino

16.8 %

Black or African American

7.4 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

German

42.9 %

Spanish

42.9 %

Portuguese

14.3 %
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Spotlight Operator Education

Majors

Theatre
29.9 %
Music
7.5 %

Degrees

Bachelors

59.4 %

High School Diploma

21.8 %

Associate

7.9 %
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How Do Spotlight Operator Rate Their Jobs?

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5.0

TheatreMay +0000

5.0

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What do you like the most about working as Spotlight Operator?

I like watching live shows and to see Patriance enjoy themselves Show More

What do you NOT like?

Theirs nothing I do not like about it I love what I do Show More

Zippia Official Logo

5.0

TheaterMay +0000

5.0

Zippia Official LogoTheaterMay +0000

What do you like the most about working as Spotlight Operator?

Watching live shows and seeing Patriance enjoy themselves Show More

What do you NOT like?

Theirs nothing I don't like about it, it's what I like doing Show More

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Top Spotlight Operator Employers

1. Medieval Times
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$40,322
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
7+
2. Polynesian Cultural Center
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$38,478
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
5+
3. Westchester Broadway Theatre
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$40,950
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
2+
4. Rhino Staging & Event Solutions
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$31,520
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
2+
5. Katy ISD
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$29,883
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
1+
6. Boomtown Bossier City
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$40,518
Spotlight Operators Hired: 
1+
Updated October 2, 2020