Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare camera operator, television, video, and motion picture salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,840
25th Percentile Wage
$40,050
50th Percentile Wage
$51,430
75th Percentile Wage
$63,810
90th Percentile Wage
$79,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $79,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $29,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201651,4306.32%11.24%
201548,180-4.96%-
201450,5709.73%-
201245,650--

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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