Highest Paying Industries for Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers52.97110180
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries36.9976930
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation35.9274720
Cable and Other Subscription Programming33.1969020
Federal Executive Branch32.1766900
Federal government, including the US Postal Service32.1766900
Employment Services31.0364550
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services30.5663570
Motion Picture and Video Industries30.5163460
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries30.4963420
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers28.4559170
Publishing Industries (except Internet)28.1558540
Computer Systems Design and Related Services27.5157210
All industries, private ownership only27.3356850
Information27.2856740
All industries27.1756510
Spectator Sports27.1756510
Photographic Services27.0156180
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)26.855740
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned26.855740
Administrative and Support Services26.5555220
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services26.5255160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.4755060
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services26.3454800
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.9253920
Other Information Services25.8953840
Federal, State, and Local Government25.8753810
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service25.8753810
Newspaper Publishers25.7453550
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.2452490
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.0852160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned25.0852160
Junior colleges, Local government owned25.0452090
Hospitals, Privately owned24.9651920
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods24.5851130
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.5351030
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals24.3750680
Wholesale Trade24.3550640
Educational Services, Local government owned24.350550
Manufacturing24.1950320
Management of Companies and Enterprises23.8549600
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)23.7149310
Nonstore Retailers23.6549200
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses23.6549200
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services23.5548990
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned23.4648800
Broadcasting (except Internet)23.4148680
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.9947810
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events22.5246830
Television Broadcasting22.3146410
Radio and Television Broadcasting22.2546280
Educational Services, Privately owned21.8645460
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.8345400
Business Support Services21.6745070
Retail Trade21.444510
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned21.3644430
State government, including schools and hospitals21.0543770
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations20.7343120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.6242890
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)20.3442310
Telecommunications20.3442300
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services20.342220
Educational Services, State government owned20.2842190
Local government, including schools and hospitals20.2242060
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.2142030
Religious Organizations19.4840520
Wired Telecommunications Carriers19.1739880
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.0839680
Radio Broadcasting18.3238110

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