An Experienced Film / Video Editor earns an average salary of $56,397 per year. A skill in avid is associated with high pay for this job.

$36,692 - $98,437
(Median)
$37K
$56K
$98K
MEDIAN: $56,397
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90%

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$15.22 - $55.96
(Median)
$15
$28
$56
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,692 - $98,437  
   
Bonus
$503 - $7,096  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$35,442 - $107,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$15.22 - $55.96  
   
Overtime
$14.34 - $92.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$503 - $7,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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).
)
$35,442 - $107,595  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,150

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Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

avid
up arrow 32%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$58,000

Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 1%

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 2%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 7%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 8%

2D Animation
up arrow 10%

Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

3D Animation
up arrow 14%

Adobe Premiere
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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