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How much does a Camera Operator make in Connecticut?

Average Camera Operator Hourly Wage in Connecticut

Camera Operators earn a median hourly wage of $29.28. Hourly wages typically start from $13.71 and go up to $70.45.

Average Camera Operator Yearly Salary in Connecticut

Camera Operators earn a median salary of $60,900 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,520 and go up to $146,540.

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    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
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      Offers: Bachelors
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Camera Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Camera Operator Earnings

The highest earning Camera Operators in Connecticut earn:

$70.45
an hour
$146,540
per year
Senior Camera Operator Earnings

Senior Camera Operators in Connecticut earn:

$51.28
an hour
$106,660
per year
Experienced Camera Operator Earnings

Experienced Camera Operators in Connecticut earn:

$29.28
an hour
$60,900
per year
Junior Camera Operator Earnings

Junior Camera Operators in Connecticut earn:

$18.47
an hour
$38,420
per year
Starting Camera Operator Earnings

Starting Camera Operators in Connecticut earn:

$13.71
an hour
$28,520
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Camera Operator salary comparison

Camera Operators earn less than 64% percent of Film & Television careers in Connecticut. Camera Operator salaries are in the bottom 56% of all careers in Connecticut.

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Television Writer Salary in Connecticut $60k
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Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in Connecticut $22k

Historical salary for Camera Operators in Connecticut

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

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