Camera operator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Camera operator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $94,100
Connecticut $80,140
New York $80,010
District of Columbia $77,670
Maryland $62,120
Missouri $61,200
Washington $60,580
Colorado $60,360
Oregon $60,360
Arizona $59,980
Hawaii $59,960
California $54,420
Texas $54,090
Mississippi $53,550
Virginia $50,090
Minnesota $49,150
Illinois $49,070
Indiana $48,940
North Carolina $48,830
Alabama $48,750
Nebraska $48,590
Utah $48,510
Idaho $48,370
North Dakota $48,340
Kentucky $48,030
Florida $47,780
Wyoming $47,590
Arkansas $47,050
South Carolina $47,030
Oklahoma $46,150
Massachusetts $43,940
Kansas $41,920
Vermont $39,320
Georgia $38,920
Wisconsin $38,690
Michigan $38,550
South Dakota $38,210
New Hampshire $38,030
Ohio $37,890
Nevada $37,510
Pennsylvania $37,490
Louisiana $36,950
West Virginia $36,450
Maine $36,130
Guam $32,590
Tennessee $31,040
Montana $30,750
Iowa $30,430
Puerto Rico $30,070
New Mexico $22,990

How do camera operator salaries compare to similar careers?

Camera operators earn about the same as related careers in North Dakota. On average, they make less than engravers but more than florists.

Career Median Salary
Engraver salary $41K
Precious metal worker salary $45K
Jeweler salary $45K
Gem worker salary $45K
Graphic designer salary $39K
Camera operator salary $48K
Glass blower salary $38K
Potter salary $38K
Florist salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)