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Camera Operator Animation Salary

$41,397 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$633

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Camera Operator Animation is $41,397 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Camera Operator Animation is between $31,080 and $49,989. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Operates special camera to make animated cartoon motion picture films: places background drawing on horizontal easel over which camera is suspended.
  • Positions transparent celluloid slide on which animation has been drawn over background and covers it with glass plate.
  • Exposes frame of motion picture film and repeats process, using next drawing in animation sequence.
  • Regulates exposure and aperture to obtain special effects, such as fade out or fade-ins.
Camera Operator Animation Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Job family population: 21,080

Estimated population of Camera Operator Animation jobs: 6,037

Rate of error: 3.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,990
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Camera Operator Animation Job Listings for United States

Broadcast Technician
Dec 7
San Francisco, CA, USA
Intelliswift Software Inc
The TD owns Network, Switching, ISO recorders, and any Camera Operating. Cross training assured to ... Required * BRANDING * IMAGING * ANIMATION Additional * COMMUNITY MARKETING * ILLUSTRATION
Video Game Capture Specialist
Nov 19
Seattle, WA, USA
COLOR
Experience with 2D or 3D animation software, preferably camera animation * Familiarity with operating a Ninja Inferno or Shogun Inferno required * Experience with Unreal, Lumberyard or other game ...
Lead Cinematographer
Oct 6
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FabCom - Integrated Strategic Marketing
... 3D animators and graphic artists Manage/Plan projects and deadlines with the team Capture concepts ... Knowledge of operating the following equipment: BlackMagic Design Cameras DaVinici Resolve NuKe ...

The average pay for a Camera Operator Animation is $41,397 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Camera Operator Animation is between $31,080 and $49,989. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Broadcast Technician
Dec 7
San Francisco, CA, USA
Intelliswift Software Inc
The TD owns Network, Switching, ISO recorders, and any Camera Operating. Cross training assured to ... Required * BRANDING * IMAGING * ANIMATION Additional * COMMUNITY MARKETING * ILLUSTRATION
Video Game Capture Specialist
Nov 19
Seattle, WA, USA
COLOR
Experience with 2D or 3D animation software, preferably camera animation * Familiarity with operating a Ninja Inferno or Shogun Inferno required * Experience with Unreal, Lumberyard or other game ...
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