Entry-Level Film / Video Editor in Chicago, Illinois Salary

For Entry-Level Video Editors in Chicago, Ill., yearly average wages total $40K annually. Most people who answered the questionnaire are men; 68 percent of Entry-Level Chicago Video Editors are male. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by nearly one-half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$30,913 - $50,336
$31K
$40K
$50K
MEDIAN: $40,148
10%
50%
90%

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$16.50 - $30.00
$22
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,913 - $50,336  
   
Bonus
$1,769  
Total Pay (?
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$30,526 - $61,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$22.00  
   
Overtime
$5.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,769  
   
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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$30,526 - $61,321  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

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Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
90%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

Adobe After Effects
▲11%

Editing
▲5%

Video Editing
▲1%

Apple Final Cut Pro
▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 42%