Mid-Career Film / Video Editor Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Video Editors come in at around $48K annually on average. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Mid-Career Video Editors greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, one in four claim no health benefits at all. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,190 - $80,176
$33K
$49K
$80K
MEDIAN: $49,343
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50%
90%

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$13.70 - $44.06
$14
$22
$44
MEDIAN: $22.14
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$0$83K
Salary $33,190 - $80,176
Bonus $487.67 - $8,046
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$31,573 - $83,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 536
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $13.70 - $44.06
Hourly Tips $1.25
Overtime $18.33 - $74.24
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $487.67 - $8,046
Profit Sharing $4,913
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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$31,573 - $83,143
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 220

Film / Video Editor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,642

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Video Editors, 34 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Video Editors can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+28 percent), Washington (+26 percent), New York (+24 percent), and Seattle (+9 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Nashville Mid-Career Video Editors earning much less — 30 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (16 percent lower) and Miami (15 percent lower).

Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%

Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries


3D Animation
▲3%

avid
▲1%


Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Adobe Premiere Pro
▼1%


2D Animation
▼2%

Adobe After Effects
▼3%

Adobe InDesign
▼3%


Adobe Illustrator
▼6%


▼8%

Product Photography
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 28%