Average Film / Video Editor Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Film / Video Editor in Canada is C$44,528.
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C$34k - C$69k
C$397 - C$7k
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C$500 - C$5k
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C$31k - C$74k

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Job Description for Film / Video Editor

Film / Video Editor Tasks
  • Edit films and videotapes to insert music, dialogue, and sound effects, to arrange films into sequences, and to correct errors, using editing equipment.
  • Select and combine the most effective shots of each scene to form a logical and smoothly running story, following scripts or instructions of directors and producers.
  • Review assembled films or edited videotapes to determine if corrections are necessary.
  • Operate computer editing systems, electronic titling systems, video switching equipment, and digital video effects units to produce a final product.

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Popular Skills for Film / Video Editor

Skills in Video Editing, Adobe After Effects and Apple Final Cut Pro are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe Premiere and Adobe Photoshop.

Pay by Experience Level for Film / Video Editor

An entry-level Film / Video Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$36,781 based on 18 salaries. An early career Film / Video Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$40,753 based on 206 salaries. A mid-career Film / Video Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,453 based on 154 salaries. An experienced Film / Video Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,273 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$77,722.
Employees with Film / Video Editor in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 12.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (9.9% more) and Calgary, Alberta (9.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (18.4% less), Ottawa, Ontario (10.8% less) and Montréal, Québec (10.2% less).

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