Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary Information in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington 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 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,620
25th Percentile Wage
$36,550
50th Percentile Wage
$53,180
75th Percentile Wage
$65,380
90th Percentile Wage
$100,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,620.

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
$53,180
-1.73% 24.43%
2016
$54,100
25.71% -
2012
$40,190
- -

Table 3. Compare Camera Operator, Television, Video, and Motion Picture Salary in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $53,180, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is the second highest paying city for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of Texas, following the highest paying city Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (median annual salary of $55,680). Compared with Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington is 4.5 percent (4.5%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$55,680
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$53,180
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$52,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$50,990
Fort Worth-Arlington
$47,260
Abilene
$44,900
Lubbock
$42,370
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$39,700
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$25,120
Tyler
$19,140



See also: Top paying jobs in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas.