Mid-Career Film / Video Editor Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Video Editors lies in the neighborhood of $48K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and a majority receive dental plans. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Mid-Career Video Editors who answered the questionnnaire. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Video Editors is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,190 - $79,239
$33K
$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $48,109
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$12.89 - $44.22
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$22
$44
MEDIAN: $21.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,190 - $79,239  
   
Bonus
$488.84 - $6,145  
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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$31,058 - $82,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 499
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $44.22  
   
Overtime
$14.55 - $74.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$488.84 - $6,145  
   
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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$31,058 - $82,777  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 199
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,157

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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 will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+30 percent), Washington (+27 percent), New York (+25 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Mid-Career Video Editors in Nashville report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 29 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Workers in Austin and Miami earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (15 percent less and 14 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries


3D Animation
▲6%


Project Management
▲4%

avid
▲4%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▲2%


2D Animation
▲1%

Adobe After Effects
▼0%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

National Average
$48,000


Adobe Illustrator
▼3%


▼5%

Product Photography
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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