The average rate for a Cameraman is $22.00 per hour.
Cameraman Total Pay (?
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$30,639 - $82,212
(Median)
31K
37K
49K
68K
82K
MEDIAN: $49,260
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Cameraman Total Pay (?
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$10.30 - $40.69
(Median)
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22
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,639 - $82,212  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$27,136 - $86,714  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $40.69  
   
Overtime
$10.55 - $56.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$27,136 - $86,714  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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.

Experience Affects Cameraman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 9 votes.
Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 29%
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