Mid-Career Film / Video Editor Salary

Average Mid-Career Video Editors make around $48K annually. While some workers in this profession — about one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Male Mid-Career Video Editors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Mid-Career Video Editors report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,778 - $79,126
$33K
$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $47,911
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50%
90%

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$13.38 - $44.49
$13
$23
$44
MEDIAN: $22.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$32,778 - $79,126  
   
Bonus
$491.05 - $6,112  
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,118 - $83,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 514
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $44.49  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$15.21 - $74.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$491.05 - $6,112  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,118 - $83,095  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 214

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,506

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Video Editors, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Video Editors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+29 percent), Washington (+26 percent), New York (+25 percent), and Seattle (+10 percent). The lowest-paying market is Nashville, which sits 29 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Austin and Miami (15 percent lower).

Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries


3D Animation
▲5%


Project Management
▲3%

avid
▲3%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▲1%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%


2D Animation
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Adobe InDesign
▼1%


Adobe Illustrator
▼4%


▼5%

Product Photography
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 27%
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