Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture amongst South Dakota metropolitan 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 South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,740
25th Percentile Wage
$23,240
50th Percentile Wage
$26,800
75th Percentile Wage
$30,550
90th Percentile Wage
$42,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,740.

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
$26,800
-11.08% 3.92%
2016
$29,770
11.05% -
2014
$26,480
-5.40% -
2013
$27,910
7.74% -
2012
$25,750
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