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How much does a Camera Operator make in Washington?

Average Camera Operator Hourly Wage in Washington

Camera Operators earn a median hourly wage of $31.24. Hourly wages typically start from $19.45 and go up to $41.10.

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

Average Camera Operator Yearly Salary in Washington

Camera Operators earn a median salary of $64,990 per year. Salaries typically start from $40,460 and go up to $85,490.

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

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Employment Type Mix

26%
Full-Time
74%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.0
SCORE
216
RATINGS
Camera Operators average a score of 3.0 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Camera Operators in the 45th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Camera Operator Earnings by Seniority

Top End Camera Operator Earnings

The highest earning Camera Operators in Washington earn:

$41.10
an hour
$85,490
per year
Senior Camera Operator Earnings

Senior Camera Operators in Washington earn:

$36.27
an hour
$75,430
per year
Experienced Camera Operator Earnings

Experienced Camera Operators in Washington earn:

$31.24
an hour
$64,990
per year
Junior Camera Operator Earnings

Junior Camera Operators in Washington earn:

$24.68
an hour
$51,330
per year
Starting Camera Operator Earnings

Starting Camera Operators in Washington earn:

$19.45
an hour
$40,460
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Camera Operator salary comparison

Camera Operators earn more than 82% percent of Film & Television careers in Washington. Camera Operator salaries are in the bottom 72% of all careers in Washington.

Television Writer Salary in Washington $67k
Camera Operator Salary $64k
Filmmaker Salary in Washington $63k
Court Reporter Salary in Washington $62k
Film and Video Editor Salary in Washington $54k
Talent Agent Salary in Washington $36k
Announcer Salary in Washington $35k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in Washington $28k
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Historical salary for Camera Operators in Washington

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