The average salary for a Videographer is $40,177 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.
Videographer Total Pay (?
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$26,158 - $58,688
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MEDIAN: $40,177
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Videographer Total Pay (?
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$10.43 - $49.72
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,158 - $58,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
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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$24,793 - $72,310  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 829
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.43 - $49.72  
   
Overtime
$14.48 - $50.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,005  
   
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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$24,793 - $72,310  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 829
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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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Washington
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Atlanta
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Boston
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Nashville
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Austin
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Dallas
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National Average
$40,000
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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
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Apple Final Cut Pro
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National Average
$40,000
Adobe Premiere Pro
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Video Editing
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Adobe After Effects
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Graphic Design
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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
18%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 37%
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