The average wage for a cinematographer in the United States is around $19.28 per hour.
This is 1% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Cinematographers earn an average hourly wage of $19.28. Salaries typically start from $13.82 per hour and go up to $51.22 per hour.
Cinematographer earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How much does a Cinematographer earn?
How do cinematographer salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)