Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in Knoxville, Tennessee

The annual and hourly salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Knoxville, Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Knoxville 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 Knoxville, Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,880
25th Percentile Wage
$34,850
50th Percentile Wage
$41,540
75th Percentile Wage
$68,360
90th Percentile Wage
$94,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Knoxville, Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $94,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,880.

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
$41,540
-29.66% -29.66%
2016
$53,860
5.76% -
2015
$50,760
25.20% -
2014
$37,970
-41.85% -
2012
$53,860
- -

Table 3. Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Knoxville with Other Tennessee Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $41,540, Knoxville is the lowest paying city for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of Tennessee, following city of Memphis (median annual salary of $67,710). Compared with the highest paying city Memphis, the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Knoxville is 38.7 percent (38.7%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Memphis
$67,710
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$51,430
Knoxville
$41,540



See also: Top paying jobs in Knoxville, Tennessee.