Cameraman Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Cameraman is $51,893 per year.
Cameraman Total Pay (?
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$29,482 - $99,666
(Median)
29K
52K
75K
100K
MEDIAN: $51,893
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Cameraman Total Pay (?
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$11.00 - $40.54
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$29,482 - $99,666  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Total Pay (?
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$27,325 - $95,645  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $40.54  
   
Overtime
$10.65 - $61.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,325 - $95,645  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Job Description for Cameraman
  • Assemble, prepare, set up, and disassemble equipment before and after shooting.
  • Operate the film or digital camera that records the television, movie, or live event.

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Experience Affects Cameraman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 32%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 29%
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