Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture among Louisiana areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,990
25th Percentile Wage
$34,120
50th Percentile Wage
$47,290
75th Percentile Wage
$62,630
90th Percentile Wage
$91,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,990.

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 from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,290
6.96% 12.56%
2016
$44,000
3.36% -
2015
$42,520
-1.06% -
2014
$42,970
-7.98% -
2013
$46,400
10.88% -
2012
$41,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of Louisiana ranges from $43,740 to $53,480. The highest paying area for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $53,480. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Shreveport-Bossier City (mean annual salary $48,740). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $43,740.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$53,480
Shreveport-Bossier City
$48,740
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$44,120
Lafayette
$43,740




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