Entry-Level Film / Video Editor Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Film / Video Editor is $39,943 per year.

$29,033 - $59,749
$29K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $39,943
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$10.10 - $29.63
$10
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $15.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,033 - $59,749  
   
Bonus
$198.16 - $5,074  
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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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$25,033 - $61,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 669
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $29.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20  
Overtime
$13.25 - $41.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$198.16 - $5,074  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,977  
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).
)
$25,033 - $61,035  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 417
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National Average: $38,825

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Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

Avid Media Composer
▲6%

Adobe Premiere
▲5%



Project Management
▲1%

Adobe Photoshop
▼0%

Apple Final Cut Pro
▼0%

Adobe Illustrator
▼0%

2D Animation
▼0%

Adobe InDesign
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼2%


3D Animation
▼3%

Product Photography
▼7%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 146 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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