Videographer Salary

The average salary for a Videographer is $43,072 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.
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$29,754 - $62,568
$30K
$44K
$63K
MEDIAN: $43,654
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50%
90%

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$11.89 - $39.65
$12
$18
$40
MEDIAN: $17.59
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$0$66K
Salary $29,754 - $62,568
Bonus $100.22 - $4,995
Profit Sharing $2,400
Commission $14,830
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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$27,876 - $66,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 577
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $11.89 - $39.65
Overtime $15.47 - $45.87
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $100.22 - $4,995
Commission $14,830
Profit Sharing $2,400
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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$27,876 - $66,113
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 328

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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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Videographer


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Popular Skills for Videographer

Pay by Experience Level for Videographer

Pay by Experience for a Videographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Videographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 484 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Videographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 323 salaries. An experienced Videographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 125 salaries. A Videographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 48 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,768

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Videographer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Videographer?

Videographer in Denver:
"Good people, great job."
Pros: I get to work with good people, and it's a great job.
Cons: I like everything about my job and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Videographer in Phoenix:
"Lot's of Fun."
Pros: Fun. Family.
Cons: Long hours. Not predictable.

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Key Stats for Videographer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Videographer Salaries

▲40%

▲21%

▲9%

National Average
$42,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Videographer Salaries


Filming
▲4%

National Average
$42,000







Camera Operator
▼4%


Cinematography
▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼6%

Videography
▼11%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▼15%

Photography
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 28%
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