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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,380
25th Percentile Wage
$33,350
50th Percentile Wage
$44,060
75th Percentile Wage
$57,260
90th Percentile Wage
$70,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of educational 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) camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $70,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $24,380.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,0605.08%7.15%
201541,820-0.93%-
201442,2102.46%-
201341,1700.63%-
201240,910--

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

The average salaries of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in 15 industries in the educational services 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 other schools and instruction industry with an annual salary $53,520. The lowest paying industry is the educational support services - privately owned industry (annual salary $23,070). 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
Other Schools and Instruction
$53,520
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$53,520
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$51,140
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$47,830
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,800
Educational Services - Privately owned
$47,680
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,330
Educational Services
$44,060
Educational Services - Local government owned
$42,760
Educational Services - State government owned
$41,500
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$41,180
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$39,950
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$39,640
Educational Support Services
$23,070
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$23,070

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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