Cinematographer Salaries

3,546 SalariesUpdated Oct 19, 2020

Average Base Pay
$53,891 / yr
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How much does a Cinematographer make?

The national average salary for a Cinematographer is $53,891 in United States. Filter by location to see Cinematographer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,546 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Cinematographer employees.

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Cinematographer - Monthly Contractor

NBCUniversal

$17,309/mo

Range: $17K - $17K

3 salaries

$17,309/mo
$17K$17K

Cinematographer

Netflix

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$147K - $158K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$147K - $158K
$147K$158K

Cinematographer - Hourly

Self

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$97 - $106hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$97 - $106hourly
$97$106

Cinematographer - Contractor

Self

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$98K - $106K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$98K - $106K
$98K$106K

Cinematographer

Hasbro

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$48K - $52K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$48K - $52K
$48K$52K

Cinematographer

Freelancer

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$42K - $45K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$42K - $45K
$42K$45K

Cinematographer

ShopHQ

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$51K - $55K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$51K - $55K
$51K$55K

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Cinematographer

Bodybuilding.com

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$41K - $44K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$41K - $44K
$41K$44K

Cinematographer

Group SJR

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$64K - $68K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$64K - $68K
$64K$68K

Cinematographer

Crisp Video Group

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$29K - $32K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$29K - $32K
$29K$32K

Cinematographer - Contractor

SnapShot Interactive

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$48K - $52K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$48K - $52K
$48K$52K

Cinematographer - Contractor

International Cinematographers Guild

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$99K - $109K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$99K - $109K
$99K$109K

Cinematographer - Hourly

International Cinematographers Guild

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$71 - $76hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$71 - $76hourly
$71$76

Cinematographer

Freelance Fotographer

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$89K - $96K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$89K - $96K
$89K$96K

Cinematographer - Hourly

Paton Marketing

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$14 - $15hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$14 - $15hourly
$14$15

Cinematographer

Oswego Creative

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$55K - $59K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$55K - $59K
$55K$59K

Cinematographer

Story & Heart

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$33K - $36K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$33K - $36K
$33K$36K

Cinematographer - Monthly

Mosaico Audio Visual

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$8K - $9K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$8K - $9K
$8K$9K

Cinematographer - Hourly

4 Reel Films

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$31 - $33hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$31 - $33hourly
$31$33

Cinematographer - Hourly Contractor

Marching Penguin

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$53 - $57hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$53 - $57hourly
$53$57
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent cinematographer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$16
hourly
A Video in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $16 per hour
Additional Pay
$1k profit sharing
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Lansing, MI Area area
Intern
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$91,614
per year
A Video Producer in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $91,614 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$30,007
per year
A Video Editor in the Salisbury, MD Area area reported making $30,007 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salisbury, MD Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$75,000
per year
A Video Producer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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