Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operator and Editors Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government 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 federal, state, and local government sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,410
25th Percentile Wage
$32,770
50th Percentile Wage
$52,330
75th Percentile Wage
$67,140
90th Percentile Wage
$85,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in the industry sector of 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) television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors is $85,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors is $22,410.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,3301.74%3.69%
201551,420-2.12%-
201452,5107.75%-
201348,440-4.05%-
201250,400--

Compare Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operator and Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors in eight industries in the 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 television, video, and motion picture camera operator and editors occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $64,660. The lowest paying industry is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $38,210). 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
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$64,660
Federal government, including USPS
$64,660
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$52,330
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$49,560
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,220
State government, including schools and hospitals
$42,980
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$39,170
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$38,210

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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