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

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers39.4882120
Motion Picture and Video Industries36.7876500
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries36.6376200
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services35.0572900
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries34.6472050
Employment Services34.5471830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation34.1671060
Information33.2669180
All industries, private ownership only32.5467690
Cable and Other Subscription Programming32.4567500
All industries32.2867130
Federal Executive Branch32.1766900
Federal government, including the US Postal Service32.1766900
Social Advocacy Organizations31.4965490
Administrative and Support Services30.0462490
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services30.0162420
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers28.659490
Other Information Services28.3659000
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers28.2458740
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods28.1958630
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services28.1558550
Scientific Research and Development Services28.1258500
Publishing Industries (except Internet)27.6257440
Spectator Sports27.2756710
Computer Systems Design and Related Services27.2556670
Wholesale Trade27.1956550
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services27.1356430
Management of Companies and Enterprises26.755540
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)26.2454580
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned26.2454580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned26.1754420
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.9553980
Newspaper Publishers25.7953650
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.7953640
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)25.7553570
Software Publishers25.6453330
Hospitals, Privately owned25.1352280
Federal, State, and Local Government24.8751720
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service24.8751720
Broadcasting (except Internet)24.7651510
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals24.7451450
Junior colleges, Local government owned24.0850090
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations2449920
Educational Services, Local government owned23.849500
Television Broadcasting23.7949480
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned23.7649430
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.7649420
Radio and Television Broadcasting23.7349360
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned23.4248710
Telecommunications23.3848630
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events23.3648580
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)23.2348330
Educational Services, Privately owned23.0948020
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)23.0347900
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)22.9947820
Wired Telecommunications Carriers22.9647760
Specialized Design Services22.9247670
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses22.6547120
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services22.6547120
Business Support Services22.5346870
Nonstore Retailers22.346380
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)22.2146200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)21.8845500
Manufacturing21.6144960
Sound Recording Industries21.444510
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services21.1544000
State government, including schools and hospitals21.0143710
Retail Trade20.9143500
Radio Broadcasting20.8243300
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services20.7843230
Educational Services, State government owned20.1441900
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.1141830
Local government, including schools and hospitals20.0341660
Photographic Services19.8941370
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing19.5840730
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media19.5540670
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals19.1839890
Personal and Laundry Services19.1639840
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition19.0439610
Religious Organizations18.8639230
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)16.8535050
Educational Support Services, Privately owned16.8535050
Other Support Services16.7734880

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