$58,764
Avg. Salary
$29.01
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Compositor is $29.01 per hour.

The average pay for a Compositor is $58,764 per year.

10%
$17.00
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$29.01
50%
$51.32
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MEDIAN $29.01
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$30k
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$59k
50%
$116k
90%
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MEDIAN $58,764
$29,517 - $116,350
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$120K
MEDIAN: $58,764
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$17.00 - $51.32
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$0$120K
Salary $29,517 - $116,350
Bonus $102 - $14,681
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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$35,225 - $120,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$79
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $51.32
Overtime $13.57 - $79.80
Annual Data $0$120K
Bonus $102 - $14,681
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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$35,225 - $120,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

Job Description

  • Composite shots, working with a team or independently, that adhere to project specifications.
  • Submit shots for review and implement feedback.
  • Work with supervisors to develop and evaluate creative and technical approaches for shots.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Compositor has a positive trend. An entry-level Compositor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Compositor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Compositor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 14 salaries. A Compositor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-17%

National Average: $61,023

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Compositors that is 39 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Compositors will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+37 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is New York.

Related Job Salaries

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

Experienced
▲53%

▲25%

National Average
$61,000

▼26%

How Skills Affect Salaries

Nuke
▲15%

National Average
$61,000

Adobe After Effects
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 38%