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Senior Video Editor Salary (United States)

A Senior Video Editor earns an average salary of $59,010 per year. A skill in Adobe After Effects is associated with high pay for this job.
Senior Video Editor Salary (?
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$35,957 - $108,660
(Median)
36K
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59K
81K
110K
MEDIAN: $59,010
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Senior Video Editor Salary (?
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$14.88 - $76.03
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,957 - $108,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$35,767 - $128,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$14.88 - $76.03  
   
Overtime
$14.90 - $145.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$35,767 - $128,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Senior Video Editor

  • Collaborate with the creative team to brainstorm a successful direction and strategy.
  • Edit video footage according to an identified creative strategy and time restrictions.
  • Lead the creative team in the video production process, from initial setup to final product.
  • Record and remaster footage and audio as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Video Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
up arrow 71%
Washington
up arrow 51%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
St. Louis
up arrow 15%
Seattle
up arrow 15%
Chicago
up arrow 3%
National Average
$61,000
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Experience Affects Senior Video Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
National Average
$61,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Senior Video Editor Salaries

Adobe After Effects
up arrow 14%
National Average
$61,000
Video Editing
up arrow 1%
Apple Final Cut Pro
up arrow 1%
Graphic Design
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 19%