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How much does a Camera Operator make in North Carolina?

Average Camera Operator Hourly Wage in North Carolina

Camera Operators earn a median hourly wage of $17.86. Hourly wages typically start from $10.63 and go up to $35.12.

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

Average Camera Operator Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Camera Operators earn a median salary of $37,160 per year. Salaries typically start from $22,100 and go up to $73,060.

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

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Employment Type Mix

25%
Full-Time
75%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
144
RATINGS
Camera Operators average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Camera Operators in the 46th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a Camera Operator

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    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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Camera Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Camera Operator Earnings

The highest earning Camera Operators in North Carolina earn:

$35.12
an hour
$73,060
per year
Senior Camera Operator Earnings

Senior Camera Operators in North Carolina earn:

$22.68
an hour
$47,180
per year
Experienced Camera Operator Earnings

Experienced Camera Operators in North Carolina earn:

$17.86
an hour
$37,160
per year
Junior Camera Operator Earnings

Junior Camera Operators in North Carolina earn:

$13.53
an hour
$28,150
per year
Starting Camera Operator Earnings

Starting Camera Operators in North Carolina earn:

$10.63
an hour
$22,100
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Camera Operator salary comparison

Camera Operators earn less than 69% percent of Film & Television careers in North Carolina. Camera Operator salaries are in the bottom 60% of all careers in North Carolina.

News Anchor Salary in North Carolina $66k
Television Writer Salary in North Carolina $59k
Talent Agent Salary in North Carolina $54k
Court Reporter Salary in North Carolina $49k
Filmmaker Salary in North Carolina $48k
Camera Operator Salary $37k
Model Maker Salary in North Carolina $35k
Film and Video Editor Salary in North Carolina $35k
Announcer Salary in North Carolina $24k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in North Carolina $19k
Source:

Historical salary for Camera Operators in North Carolina

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

Should I be a Camera Operator?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Camera Operator? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good camera operator? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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