Video Engineer Salary

Male Video Engineers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $63K annually in the United States. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Video Engineers.

$44,037 - $98,302

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$14.02 - $49.68

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,037 - $98,302  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
Profit Sharing
$525 - $3,950  
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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$41,608 - $101,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $49.68  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $92.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$525 - $3,950  
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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$41,608 - $101,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Video Engineer

  • Design and operate video circuits, amplifiers, encoding, compression, and other software or equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and strategize to improve video display, developing specifications.
  • Evaluate video performance and display using a variety of metrics.
  • Monitor video infrastructure and capacity.

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Pay by Experience Level for Video Engineer

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $52K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $63K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $70K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $66K.

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Experience Affects Video Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 12%
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