Videographer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Videographer is $40,535 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Filming is associated with high pay for this job.
Videographer Salary (?
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$27,265 - $59,302
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,535
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Videographer Salary (?
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$10.34 - $50.11
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,265 - $59,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,100  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $16,107  
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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$24,779 - $73,853  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 433
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $50.11  
   
Overtime
$14.00 - $52.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,100  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $16,107  
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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$24,779 - $73,853  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 368
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Atlanta
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San Francisco
up arrow 29%
Boston
up arrow 26%
Los Angeles
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Washington
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Austin
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Nashville
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Minneapolis
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Dallas
up arrow 4%
San Diego
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National Average
$40,000
Orlando
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Phoenix
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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries

Filming
up arrow 11%
Adobe Photoshop
0%
Adobe Premiere Pro
0%
National Average
$40,000
Video Editing
up arrow 2%
Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 2%
Adobe After Effects
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 37%
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