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How much does a Camera Operator make in Tennessee?

Average Camera Operator Hourly Wage in Tennessee

Camera Operators earn a median hourly wage of $21.15. Hourly wages typically start from $9.25 and go up to $46.48.

Average Camera Operator Yearly Salary in Tennessee

Camera Operators earn a median salary of $43,990 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,250 and go up to $96,670.

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

Top End Camera Operator Earnings

The highest earning Camera Operators in Tennessee earn:

$46.48
an hour
$96,670
per year
Senior Camera Operator Earnings

Senior Camera Operators in Tennessee earn:

$29.68
an hour
$61,740
per year
Experienced Camera Operator Earnings

Experienced Camera Operators in Tennessee earn:

$21.15
an hour
$43,990
per year
Junior Camera Operator Earnings

Junior Camera Operators in Tennessee earn:

$15.67
an hour
$32,600
per year
Starting Camera Operator Earnings

Starting Camera Operators in Tennessee earn:

$9.25
an hour
$19,250
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Camera Operator salary comparison

Camera Operators earn more than 62% percent of Film & Television careers in Tennessee. Camera Operator salaries are in the bottom 55% of all careers in Tennessee.

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Historical salary for Camera Operators in Tennessee

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

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