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Head Camera Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$73,922 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,567

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Camera Operator is $73,922 a year and $36 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Head Camera Operator is between $53,168 and $91,146. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates motion picture filming.
  • Confers with Director regarding interpretation of scene and desired effects.
  • Views set or location and reviews drawings and other information relating to natural or artificial conditions to determine filming and lighting requirements.
Head Camera Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 20,860

Estimated population of Head Camera Operator jobs: 3,096

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,696
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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