Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,760
25th Percentile Wage
$41,990
50th Percentile Wage
$59,650
75th Percentile Wage
$77,240
90th Percentile Wage
$98,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $33,760.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2017
$59,650
-2.08% -0.97%
2016
$60,890
5.32% -
2015
$57,650
-4.48% -
2014
$60,230
- -

Table 3. Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $59,650 in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is in the middle of salary range for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont is 11.1 percent (11.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale and 52.3 percent (52.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Santa Rosa-Petaluma.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$67,120
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$63,680
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$61,660
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$60,380
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$59,650
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$58,270
Fresno
$57,370
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$56,990
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$56,820
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$48,640
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$48,520
Bakersfield-Delano
$33,950
Modesto
$29,260
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$28,450



See also: Top paying jobs in San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California.