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Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

The annual and hourly salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,810
25th Percentile Wage
$54,030
50th Percentile Wage
$76,390
75th Percentile Wage
$100,370
90th Percentile Wage
$136,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $38,810.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$76,390
23.01% 39.74%
2014
$58,810
12.82% -
2013
$51,270
10.22% -
2012
$46,030
- -

Table 3. Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with Other New York Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $76,390, New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is the highest paying city for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of New York, followed by Rochester (median annual salary $56,560). In comparison, the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island is 26.0 percent (26.0%) higher than that in Rochester.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$76,390
Rochester
$56,560
Nassau-Suffolk
$51,870
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$45,930
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$36,830
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$36,230



See also: Top paying jobs in New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York.