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How much does a Camera Operator make in Texas?

Average Camera Operator Hourly Wage in Texas

Camera Operators earn a median hourly wage of $22.85. Hourly wages typically start from $10.30 and go up to $38.52.

Average Camera Operator Yearly Salary in Texas

Camera Operators earn a median salary of $47,540 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,420 and go up to $80,110.

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Camera Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Camera Operator Earnings

The highest earning Camera Operators in Texas earn:

$38.52
an hour
$80,110
per year
Senior Camera Operator Earnings

Senior Camera Operators in Texas earn:

$29.19
an hour
$60,720
per year
Experienced Camera Operator Earnings

Experienced Camera Operators in Texas earn:

$22.85
an hour
$47,540
per year
Junior Camera Operator Earnings

Junior Camera Operators in Texas earn:

$14.98
an hour
$31,150
per year
Starting Camera Operator Earnings

Starting Camera Operators in Texas earn:

$10.30
an hour
$21,420
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Camera Operator salary comparison

Camera Operators earn less than 75% percent of Film & Television careers in Texas. Camera Operator salaries are in the bottom 56% of all careers in Texas.

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Television Writer Salary in Texas $54k
Filmmaker Salary in Texas $51k
Camera Operator Salary $47k
Film and Video Editor Salary in Texas $42k
Announcer Salary in Texas $36k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in Texas $20k

Historical salary for Camera Operators in Texas

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

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