Salary for Television, Video, and Film Camera Operators
Also known as: Cinematographer, Electronic News Gathering Camera Operator, Motion Picture Camera Operator, Movie Shot Camera Operator, News Camera Operator, News Videographer, Television Camera Operator, Video Camera Operator
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A Television, Video, and Film Camera Operator can get an average wage on a scale from $29,140 to $123,220 depending on education and experience. Camera Operators usually get a salary of sixty-seven thousand five hundred and ninety dollars on a yearly basis.
Camera Operators receive the highest compensation in New York, where they can earn an average job salary of about $109,310. People working these jobs are paid at the highest average level in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, where they can earn average pay scales of $76,510.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 64.16 percent nationwide in that time.
Television, Video, and Film Camera Operators tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: