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Video Engineer Salary

A sizeable majority of Video Engineers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $62K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Video Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$43,847 - $92,637
(Median)
44K
62K
73K
93K
MEDIAN: $61,624
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$13.57 - $48.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$43,847 - $92,637  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,906  
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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$40,115 - $95,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $48.50  
   
Overtime
$14.04 - $76.80  
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.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,906  
   
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).
)
$40,115 - $95,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
United States (change)

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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $51K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $62K. Video Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $67K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Video Engineers report making only $64K 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
$62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 12%