Video Engineer Salary

Men account for the majority of Video Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $62K annually. Career duration 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 for Video Engineers is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$43,912 - $97,857
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$98K
MEDIAN: $62,313
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90%

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$14.14 - $49.17
(Median)
$14
$22
$49
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,912 - $97,857  
   
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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$41,017 - $101,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$14.14 - $49.17  
   
Overtime
$18.90 - $92.00  
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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$41,017 - $101,048  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $51K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $63K. For Video Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $69K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $65K on average.

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Experience Affects Video Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

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 22 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 10%
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