The average pay for a Film / Video Editor in San Francisco, California is $57,611 per year. A skill in Adobe Photoshop is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$40,000 - $72,894
(Median)
$40K
$58K
$73K
MEDIAN: $57,611
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$17.94 - $51.14
(Median)
$18
$27
$51
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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Salary
$40,000 - $72,894  
   
Total Pay (?
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$40,784 - $88,400  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Hourly Rate
$17.94 - $51.14  
   
Overtime
$38.63  
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$40,784 - $88,400  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Film / Video Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%


National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 18%

Graphic Design
up arrow 9%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

Apple Final Cut Pro
0%

National Average
$57,000

Editing
up arrow 9%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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