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
$25,430
25th Percentile Wage
$33,530
50th Percentile Wage
$45,780
75th Percentile Wage
$58,360
90th Percentile Wage
$71,870

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 $71,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $25,430.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,780
3.76% 10.64%
2016
$44,060
5.08% -
2015
$41,820
-0.93% -
2014
$42,210
2.46% -
2013
$41,170
0.63% -
2012
$40,910
- -

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 18 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 business schools and computer and management training industry with an annual salary $58,200. 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
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$58,200
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$57,470
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,870
Other Schools and Instruction
$52,160
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$52,160
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,870
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$47,260
Educational Services
$45,780
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,350
Educational Services - Local government owned
$41,980
Educational Services - State government owned
$41,630
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$41,220
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$40,600
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$40,180
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$40,110
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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