Camera operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Camera operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
California $28,520

How do camera operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Camera operators earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than film and video editors but more than engravers.

Career Median Salary
Film and video editor salary $36K
Costume designer salary $28K
Fashion designer salary $37K
Jeweler salary $30K
Graphic designer salary $34K
Camera operator salary $31K
News reporter salary $27K
Potter salary $28K
Illustrator salary $28K
Engraver salary $31K