Entry-Level Film / Video Editor Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Film / Video Editor is $39,943 per year.

$28,950 - $60,248
$29K
$40K
$60K
MEDIAN: $40,169
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$10.24 - $29.79
$10
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.36
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$0$61K
Salary $28,950 - $60,248
Bonus $200.59 - $5,029
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$25,511 - $61,454
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 726
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $10.24 - $29.79
Hourly Tips $1.35
Overtime $13.06 - $43.18
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $200.59 - $5,029
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$25,511 - $61,454
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 444

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Film / Video Editor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,309

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

Film / Video Editor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Film / Video Editor in New York:
"Teach yourself."
It doesn't take school or seminars to learn. You can teach yourself everything with practice and curiosity.

Film / Video Editor in Bangalore:
"Cool."
Love your work and teach others.

Film / Video Editor in Brea:
"Salary and what it takes to live."
Figure out the salary- the expectations and if this is really what you want. It takes dedication and sacrifice.

Film / Video Editor in Los Angeles:
"Post Production."
Learn all forms of open source video and audio editing as well as Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, and capturing software.

Film / Video Editor in New York:
"It's important to work."
Education is important in oder to get a job and move forward.

Key Stats for Film / Video Editor

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 214 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
22%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Film / Video Editor Salaries

Adobe Premiere
▲4%

Avid Media Composer
▲4%



Project Management
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼1%

Apple Final Cut Pro
▼1%

2D Animation
▼1%

Adobe Illustrator
▼2%

Adobe InDesign
▼2%


▼4%

3D Animation
▼4%

Product Photography
▼8%

Adobe Premiere Pro
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 214 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 43%
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