The average pay for a Film / Video Editor in Los Angeles, California is $52,142 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are avid and Avid Media Composer. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$33,364 - $99,462
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MEDIAN: $52,142
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$14.39 - $63.92
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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Salary
$33,364 - $99,462  
   
Bonus
$255.32 - $9,787  
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$31,895 - $119,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Hourly Rate
$14.39 - $63.92  
   
Overtime
$12.31 - $97.49  
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Bonus
$255.32 - $9,787  
   
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$31,895 - $119,221  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Film / Video Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Film / Video Editor Salaries




National Average
$52,000


Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

avid
up arrow 99%

Avid Media Composer
up arrow 34%


Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 5%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 3%

2D Animation
up arrow 4%


Adobe Premiere
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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