Average Film / Video Editor Salary in United Kingdom

£24,299
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£967
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The average salary for a Film / Video Editor in United Kingdom is £24,299.
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£17k
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£24k
90%
£36k
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What Do Film / Video Editors Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Film / Video Editor

£33k

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What Are Popular Skills for Film / Video Editors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Film / Video Editors?

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 £19,119 based on 20 salaries. An early career Film / Video Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,865 based on 286 salaries. A mid-career Film / Video Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,154 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Film / Video Editor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,288 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,590.
Employees with Film / Video Editor in their job title in London, England earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (5.3% more) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (17.7% less), Bristol, England: Bristol (11.5% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 533 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
53.7%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
14.6%
Late Career
2.8%