Film / Video Editor with Editing Skills Salary

Average Video Editors with Editing skills make around $44K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Video Editors with Editing skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Making up 72 percent of those who took the survey, male Video Editors with Editing skills greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,055 - $77,282
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$45K
$77K
MEDIAN: $45,136
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$13.05 - $39.53
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$0$80K
Salary $30,055 - $77,282
Bonus $480.05 - $7,149
Profit Sharing $5,087
Commission $25,250
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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$29,422 - $80,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 410
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $13.05 - $39.53
Overtime $15.21 - $54.10
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $480.05 - $7,149
Commission $25,250
Profit Sharing $5,087
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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$29,422 - $80,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 219

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Pay by Experience Level for Film / Video Editor

Pay by Experience for a Film / Video Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Film / Video Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 333 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Film / Video Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 226 salaries. An experienced Film / Video Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 118 salaries. A Film / Video Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 46 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,217

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

New York offers some of the highest pay in the country for Video Editors with Editing skills, 39 percent above the national average. Video Editors with Editing skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+33 percent), San Diego (+24 percent), Atlanta (+21 percent), and Los Angeles (+19 percent). Video Editors with Editing skills' salaries are heavily influenced by location — Video Editors with Editing skills in Phoenix bring in salaries that are 26 percent lower than the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Charlotte and Orlando (15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Film / Video Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

▲38%

▲6%

National Average
$43,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 136 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 36%
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