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Occupational Employment Statistics for Film/Video Programs:

 

The data and information provided on this page for the degree programs in Film/Video come from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Listed below are the Standard Occupational Codes (S.O.C.) for the paid positions for which a Bachelor of Fine Arts for Film/Video (B.F. A.) degree might be an appropriate qualifications. On this page are also provided employment estimates and mean wage estimates for Television, video, and motion picture camera operators. In addition, there are links to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics website for all of the information that follows:

 

27-4030 Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors

 

Nature of the Work

 

 

This broad occupation includes the following two detailed occupations:


 

27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture


27-4032 Film and Video Editors


 

27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Operate television, video, or motion picture camera to photograph images or scenes for various purposes, such as TV broadcasts, advertising, video production, or motion pictures.

 

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Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
16,760 3.9 % $23.29 $48,450 2.8 %

 

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.76 $13.58 $19.42 $28.06 $39.07
Annual Wage (2) $20,300 $28,240 $40,390 $58,360 $81,270


 

 

27-4032 Film and Video Editors

Edit motion picture soundtracks, film, and video. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images. Excludes "Sound Engineering Technicians"(27-4014).

 

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Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
19,930 5.5 % $29.75 $61,890 2.3 %

 

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.48 $16.88 $24.49 $35.80 $53.78
Annual Wage (2) $25,960 $35,120 $50,930 $74,470 $111,860

 

 

 

27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

All media and communication equipment workers not listed separately

 

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Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
16,820 3.9 % $30.54 $63,530 1.4 %

 

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $12.60 $18.11 $29.65 $40.79 $50.21
Annual Wage (2) $26,220 $37,670 $61,680 $84,850 $104,430


 

 

27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers

 

Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.

 

 

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Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1)
Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
8,120
5.0 %
$24.81
$51,600
1.5 %

 

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage
$12.30
$15.51
$22.44
$32.11
$40.47
Annual Wage (2)
$25,580
$32,260
$46,680
$66,800
$84,180

 

 

 

 

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