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86 Camera Operator Salaries

Camera Operators earn $30,000 annually on average, or $14 per hour, which is 68% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Camera Operators work for ABC News at $58,000 annually while the lowest paid Camera Operators work for Dillard's earning approximately $24,000 each year.

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$58K ABC News' Average Camera Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$28K (63%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
-$2K (3%) less than average ABC News salary ($60K)
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+$38K (49%) more than average ABC News Camera Operator salary ($58K)
"I feel underpaid and under scheduled!"
-$38K (97%) less than average ABC News Camera Operator salary ($58K)

$96K Major League Baseball's Average Camera Operator Salary (1 salaries)

+$66K (104%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
+$36K (46%) more than average Major League Baseball salary ($60K)
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Equal to average Major League Baseball Camera Operator salary ($96K)
"Underpaid. With over seventeen years of experience, I feel I am worth $75 an hour or more at this point in my career. I am a professional cameraman and take my job very seriously. But, I also like to have fun with the crew, keep things loose. But, when the tally lights are on, I'm all business."

$51K Rutgers University's Average Camera Operator Salary (1 salaries)

+$21K (51%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
+$16K (37%) more than average Rutgers University salary ($35K)
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Equal to average Rutgers University Camera Operator salary ($51K)
"I think I'm at a rate that is adequate for a new freelance camera operator. It does all depend on the company hiring you. They shoot you a number and you either take it or turn it down."

$21K MOR Financial's Average Camera Operator Salary (1 salaries)

-$9K (35%) less than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
Equal to average MOR Financial salary ($21K)
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Equal to average MOR Financial Camera Operator salary ($21K)
"I never was in a paid employment, the only thing I ever did that is similar to this was an internship."

$55K Morning Star Baptist Church's Average Camera Operator Salary (3 salaries)

+$25K (58%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
+$3K (5%) more than average Morning Star Baptist Church salary ($52K)
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-$11K (22%) less than average Morning Star Baptist Church Camera Operator salary ($55K)
+$5K (8%) more than average Morning Star Baptist Church Camera Operator salary ($55K)
+$5K (8%) more than average Morning Star Baptist Church Camera Operator salary ($55K)

$24K Dillard's' Average Camera Operator Salary (3 salaries)

-$6K (22%) less than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
-$2K (8%) less than average Dillard's salary ($26K)
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+$6K (22%) more than average Dillard's Camera Operator salary ($24K)
-$2K (8%) less than average Dillard's Camera Operator salary ($24K)
-$4K (18%) less than average Dillard's Camera Operator salary ($24K)

$51K Ford Motor's Average Camera Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$21K (51%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
-$4K (7%) less than average Ford Motor salary ($55K)
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Equal to average Ford Motor Camera Operator salary ($51K)
Equal to average Ford Motor Camera Operator salary ($51K)

$48K Comcast's Average Camera Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$18K (46%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
+$10K (23%) more than average Comcast salary ($38K)
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-$12K (28%) less than average Comcast Camera Operator salary ($48K)
+$12K (22%) more than average Comcast Camera Operator salary ($48K)

$36K Disney-ABC Television 's Average Camera Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$6K (18%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
-$24K (50%) less than average Disney-ABC Television salary ($60K)
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+$5K (12%) more than average Disney-ABC Television Camera Operator salary ($36K)
-$6K (18%) less than average Disney-ABC Television Camera Operator salary ($36K)

$31K Liberman Broadcasting's Average Camera Operator Salary (2 salaries)

+$1K (3%) more than national average Camera Operator salary ($30K)
-$16K (41%) less than average Liberman Broadcasting salary ($47K)
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-$1K (3%) less than average Liberman Broadcasting Camera Operator salary ($31K)
+$1K (3%) more than average Liberman Broadcasting Camera Operator salary ($31K)
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