Videographer Salary

The average salary for a Videographer is $43,072 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$29,743 - $61,264
$30K
$43K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,072
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50%
90%

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$11.74 - $43.39
$12
$18
$43
MEDIAN: $17.95
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,743 - $61,264  
   
Bonus
$350.00 - $5,048  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$15,000  
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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$27,808 - $67,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $43.39  
   
Overtime
$15.47 - $51.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$350.00 - $5,048  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$27,808 - $67,177  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 286

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Job Description for Videographer

A videographer operates film or video camera equipment. Their role varies depending on their employer and position. For example, news organizations use videographers to operate the cameras and video equipment for live and taped stories. Some videographers work as part of a studio doing special parties and celebrations. Large companies may have videographers to help with filmed documentation of training procedures, store openings, or other important occasions.

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Videographer Tasks

  • Develop project concepts from scriptwriting to look and feel.
  • Edit and add content to videos, including branding and advertising.
  • Track, report, and analyze budget and schedules.
  • Create videos, including shooting video, picking a layout and style, and developing content.

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Pay by Experience Level for Videographer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,593

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Key Stats for Videographer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries

▲40%

▲22%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries


Filming
▲4%

National Average
$42,000







Cinematography
▼4%

Camera Operator
▼4%


Social Media Marketing
▼5%

Videography
▼11%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▼14%

Photography
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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