Videographer Salary

A Videographer earns an average salary of $41,018 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Camera Operator is associated with high pay for this job.
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$28,648 - $60,496
(Median)
$29K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,018
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50%
90%

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$10.77 - $50.74
(Median)
$11
$19
$51
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,648 - $60,496  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,916  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $16,219  
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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$25,231 - $73,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 476
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $50.74  
   
Overtime
$14.30 - $50.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $16,219  
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).
)
$25,231 - $73,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 361

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Videographer

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

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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries

Camera Operator
up arrow 20%

Filming
up arrow 6%

Adobe Premiere Pro
0%

National Average
$41,000

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 2%

Adobe Premiere
up arrow 3%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Videography
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 38%