Videographer Salary

The average salary for a Videographer is $41,873 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Camera Operator, Adobe Illustrator, and Videographer.
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$29,464 - $60,409
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,873
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$11.32 - $51.85
(Median)
$11
$19
$52
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,464 - $60,409  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $16,219  
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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$26,320 - $74,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 565
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.32 - $51.85  
   
Overtime
$14.53 - $51.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,598  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $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).
)
$26,320 - $74,648  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 381
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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

National Average: $41,411

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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries

Camera Operator
up arrow 28%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 28%

Videographer
up arrow 20%

Filming
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000

Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe Premiere Pro
up arrow 3%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 4%

Product Photography
up arrow 4%

Videography
up arrow 5%

Graphic Design
up arrow 6%

Cinematography
up arrow 8%

Adobe Premiere
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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