Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,720
25th Percentile Wage
$42,960
50th Percentile Wage
$49,240
75th Percentile Wage
$58,750
90th Percentile Wage
$73,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $73,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $35,720.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2405.04%-4.55%
201546,760-7.14%-
201450,100-5.27%-
201352,7402.39%-
201251,480--

Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in four industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals industry with an annual salary $53,980. The lowest paying industry is the hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $52,410). 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
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$53,980
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$53,980
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$53,320
Hospitals - Privately owned
$52,410

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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