Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare camera operator, television, video, and motion picture salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,070
25th Percentile Wage
$40,130
50th Percentile Wage
$45,610
75th Percentile Wage
$51,630
90th Percentile Wage
$73,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $73,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid camera operators, television, video, and motion picture is $33,070.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,610
3.44% 8.57%
2016
$44,040
-1.00% -
2015
$44,480
6.92% -
2014
$41,400
-4.18% -
2013
$43,130
3.32% -
2012
$41,700
- -

Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in four industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $49,670. The lowest paying industry is the religious organizations industry (annual salary $42,040). 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, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$49,670
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$45,760
Civic and Social Organizations
$44,920
Religious Organizations
$42,040

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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