Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Camera Operator, Television & Motion Picture, Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture

What is the average annual salary for Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture in the United States is $75,003 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $75,003.

Source: HR Reported data as of April 2014

Median $75,003
  • 10%$50,789
  • 25%$62,328
  • 75%$93,700
  • 90%$110,723

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Job Description for Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture

Operates videotape machines, disk-based file servers, camera control units, studio cameras, video switchers, audio mixers and other equipment used in the broadcast of live and taped television programming. May be expected to maintain a variety of program/transmitter logs. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent with at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. View Camera Operator, Television and Motion Picture job description

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