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What is the average salary for Camera Operators in California?

Camera Operators earn an average hourly wage of $32.29. Hourly wages typically start from $14.49 and go up to $54.54. Camera Operators earn an average salary of $67,160 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,150 and go up to $113,440.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Camera Operators in California earn:

$54.54 an hour $113,440 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Camera Operators in California earn:

$39.12 an hour $81,360 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Camera Operators in California earn:

$27.92 an hour $58,070 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Camera Operators in California earn:

$18.37 an hour $38,220 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Camera Operators in California earn:

$14.49 an hour $30,150 per year

Historical salary for Camera Operators in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics