Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Film / Video Editor is $44,616
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Film / Video Editors?
An early career Film / Video Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,181 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Film / Video Editor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 9 salaries.
What Do Film / Video Editors Do?
A Film/Video Editor should know his or her way around anything that pertains to audio and visual media. The order in which footage received is not that important because an editor should know how to take the footage and place it in a smooth sequence. The editor incorporates techniques that include inserting audio files for sound into video, while using linear editing systems such as Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer. The editor is also familiar with cutting unnecessary sounds that may hinder …Read more