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Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operator in Minnesota?

-3% Jobs Projection
$40,900 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

While jobs for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in Minnesota are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in Minnesota is expected to decrease.

  • Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in Minnesota earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators Work in Minnesota?

There were approximately 160 workers employed as Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in this state in 2018.

There were 150 Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in MN Employment Trend

The typical state has 255 Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators working in it, which means Minnesota has fewer Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators than average.

Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators in this state are declining at a rate of 2.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.2%.

Job Projections for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators job openings in Minnesota, and 340 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,600 annual jobs and 26,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators Make in Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators ranged from $23,810 to $76,380 with $40,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.45 to $36.72. The median hourly rate was $19.66.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.29 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $4.37.

The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota Metros for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 130 $43,450

Top States for Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators Employment

View the list below to see where most Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 4,530 $67,510
New York 2,270 $80,570
Georgia 1,490 $58,480
Texas 1,260 $52,420
Florida 880 $50,420
Pennsylvania 870 $43,180
Nevada 580 $48,030
Massachusetts 530 $38,110
Illinois 520 $43,000
New Jersey 490 $61,990
Tennessee 490 $48,290
Virginia 430 $55,190
Ohio 430 $55,870
Colorado 420 $54,290
District of Columbia 420 $81,420
Indiana 390 $40,050
Maryland 370 $54,120
Connecticut 360 $39,630
North Carolina 330 $50,890
Kentucky 310 $34,420

Below are the states where Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $81,420
New York $80,570
Oregon $69,200
California $67,510
Washington $64,440
Arkansas $63,420
New Jersey $61,990
Georgia $58,480
Arizona $57,100
Ohio $55,870

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Occupation MN Employment Total
Film and Video Editors 200

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