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3.7/5 3.7/5
Cert. Associates

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.

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

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.

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
154
RATINGS
Camera Operators average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Camera Operators in the 51th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a Camera Operator

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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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 78% of all careers in Texas.

News Anchor Salary in Texas $70k
Court Reporter Salary in Texas $68k
Talent Agent Salary in Texas $59k
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
Source:

Historical salary for Camera Operators in Texas

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!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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