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Video Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Video Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $62K per year nationwide. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Video Engineers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance.

$43,667 - $96,958
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$97K
MEDIAN: $61,813
10%
50%
90%

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$14.08 - $46.85
(Median)
$14
$22
$47
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$43,667 - $96,958  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
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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$39,228 - $99,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $46.85  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $77.75  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,274  
   
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).
)
$39,228 - $99,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $50K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $62K. Video Engineers bring in $68K after working for 10 to 20 years. For some reason, Video Engineers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $63K.

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Experience Affects Video Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 12%
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