The average salary for a Videographer is $44,513.
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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. Videographers must be familiar wit…Read more
- 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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Popular Employer Salaries for Videographer
The top respondents for the job title Videographer are from the companies YMCA, Tyndale Company and Music and Arts Center. Reported salaries are highest at Tyndale Company where the average pay is $58,360. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Music and Arts Center, earning around $52,479. Sunwarrior pays the lowest at around $37,000. YMCA also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $43,015.
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Popular Skills for Videographer
Adobe After Effects
Apple Final Cut Pro
Skills in Video Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Photography, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.
Pay by Experience Level for Videographer
An entry-level Videographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,569 based on 30 salaries. An early career Videographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,230 based on 748 salaries. A mid-career Videographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,725 based on 558 salaries. An experienced Videographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,878 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,914.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Videographer in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.4% more) and New York, New York (12.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.3% less).
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