Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operator and Editors Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services 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 professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,270
25th Percentile Wage
$37,200
50th Percentile Wage
$53,890
75th Percentile Wage
$80,020
90th Percentile Wage
$122,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $122,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors is $25,270.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,8900.22%24.22%
201553,7706.40%-
201450,3306.56%-
201347,03013.16%-
201240,840--

Compare Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operator and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $73,150. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $39,350). 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
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$73,150
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$58,570
Specialized Design Services
$58,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$53,890
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$52,920
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$52,250
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$40,030
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$39,840
Photographic Services
$39,350

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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