Camera Operator Salary

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What is the average salary for a Camera Operator?

The average salary of a Camera Operator is $25.3. Salaries start from $9.9 and go up to $44.2. Please note that the average salary for a Camera Operator may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Learn more about the Camera Operator job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

$0 $44.2
Starting ($9.89)
Junior ($14.03)
Experienced ($20.45)
Senior ($30.37)
Highest ($44.18)
Highest

The top 10% of Camera Operators in United States earn:

$44.2
Senior

The top 25% of Camera Operators in United States earn:

$30.4
Experienced

The middle 50% of Camera Operators in United States earn:

$20.5
Junior

The bottom 25% of Camera Operators in United States earn:

$14.0
Starting

The bottom 10% of Camera Operators in United States earn:

$9.9

Historical salary

Camera Operator salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Camera Operator Salary in New York 34.6 1
Camera Operator Salary in District of Columbia 34.3 2
Camera Operator Salary in California 32.9 3
Camera Operator Salary in Maryland 32.1 4
Camera Operator Salary in Georgia 28.7 5
Camera Operator Salary in Colorado 25.7 6
Camera Operator Salary in New Jersey 25.5 7
Camera Operator Salary in Tennessee 25.4 8
Camera Operator Salary in Illinois 25.3 9
Camera Operator Salary in United States 25.3 10
Camera Operator Salary in Pennsylvania 25.3 11
Camera Operator Salary in Oregon 24.4 12
Camera Operator Salary in New Mexico 24.3 13
Camera Operator Salary in Hawaii 24.1 14
Camera Operator Salary in Virginia 23.8 15
Camera Operator Salary in Rhode Island 23.7 16
Camera Operator Salary in Massachusetts 23.1 17
Camera Operator Salary in Louisiana 22.6 18
Camera Operator Salary in North Carolina 22.2 19
Camera Operator Salary in Washington 22 20
Camera Operator Salary in Ohio 22.0 21
Camera Operator Salary in Texas 21.6 22
Camera Operator Salary in Michigan 21.3 23
Camera Operator Salary in Arizona 21 24
Camera Operator Salary in Utah 20.9 25
Camera Operator Salary in Kansas 20.7 26
Camera Operator Salary in Minnesota 19.2 27
Camera Operator Salary in Nevada 18.9 28
Camera Operator Salary in Nebraska 18.8 29
Camera Operator Salary in Arkansas 18.5 30
Camera Operator Salary in Indiana 18.3 31
Camera Operator Salary in Kentucky 18.2 32
Camera Operator Salary in Florida 17.7 33
Camera Operator Salary in Vermont 17.2 34
Camera Operator Salary in Montana 17.0 35
Camera Operator Salary in South Carolina 16.9 36
Camera Operator Salary in Connecticut 16.7 37
Camera Operator Salary in New Hampshire 16.3 38
Camera Operator Salary in Missouri 16.2 39
Camera Operator Salary in South Dakota 15.7 40
Camera Operator Salary in Oklahoma 15.5 41
Camera Operator Salary in Idaho 15.4 42
Camera Operator Salary in Alabama 15.3 43
Camera Operator Salary in Puerto Rico 15.1 44
Camera Operator Salary in Wisconsin 15.1 45
Camera Operator Salary in Maine 13.6 46
Camera Operator Salary in North Dakota 10.7 47
Camera Operator Salary in Guam 10.6 48