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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,770
25th Percentile Wage
$32,070
50th Percentile Wage
$37,820
75th Percentile Wage
$48,890
90th Percentile Wage
$62,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of retail trade. 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 $62,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $37,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $24,770.

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 in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$37,820
3.01% -42.20%
2016
$36,680
2.34% -
2015
$35,820
-5.28% -
2014
$37,710
-39.75% -
2013
$52,700
-2.05% -
2012
$53,780
- -

Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Different Industries within the Retail Trade Sector

The average salaries of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in four industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for camera operator, television, video, and motion picture occupations is the nonstore retailers industry with an annual salary $40,150. The lowest paying industry is the automobile dealers industry (annual salary $35,400). For detailed camera operator, television, video, and motion picture salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonstore Retailers
$40,150
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$38,630
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$35,580
Automobile Dealers
$35,400

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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