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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,000
25th Percentile Wage
$32,910
50th Percentile Wage
$46,510
75th Percentile Wage
$63,150
90th Percentile Wage
$95,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,000.

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
$46,510
22.10% 30.88%
2016
$36,230
9.94% -
2015
$32,630
1.07% -
2014
$32,280
26.46% -
2013
$23,740
-35.43% -
2012
$32,150
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in state of Wisconsin ranges from $24,380 to $55,650. The highest paying area for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture in Wisconsin is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $55,650. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $48,320). The lowest paying area is Green Bay with a median annual salary of $24,380.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$55,650
Madison
$48,320
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$35,850
Lake County-Kenosha County
$28,500
Green Bay
$24,380




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