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Alternate Job Titles: Camera Operator

What is the average annual salary for Camera Operator?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Camera Operator 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 in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Camera Operator in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Camera Operator in the United States is $37,699 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Camera Operator in the United Sates are expected to make less than $37,699.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $37,699
  • 10%$24,789
  • 25%$30,941
  • 75%$45,828
  • 90%$53,228

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Job Description for Camera Operator

Operates cameras, broadcasting or video recording cameras, and equipment to photograph various subjects and subject material. May be expected to maintain a variety of program/transmitter logs. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View Camera Operator job description

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