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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,660
25th Percentile Wage
$39,290
50th Percentile Wage
$60,770
75th Percentile Wage
$93,480
90th Percentile Wage
$149,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors is $149,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors is $27,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,7706.14%22.48%
201557,0406.80%-
201453,1609.24%-
201348,2502.36%-
201247,110--

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

The average salaries of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in 17 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for television, video, and motion picture camera operator and editors occupations is the motion picture and sound recording industries industry with an annual salary $63,880. The lowest paying industry is the motion picture and video exhibition industry (annual salary $28,770). For detailed television, video, and motion picture camera operator and editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$63,880
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$63,840
Other Information Services
$61,550
Other Information Services
$61,550
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$55,180
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$54,790
Newspaper Publishers
$54,250
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$53,490
Software Publishers
$52,890
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$50,990
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$49,910
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$46,130
Telecommunications
$45,910
Television Broadcasting
$41,460
Sound Recording Industries
$41,360
Radio Broadcasting
$35,680
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$28,770

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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