Average Film Editor Salary

$51,146
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$51k
90%
$121k

The average salary for a Film Editor is $51,146

Base Salary
$31k - $121k
Bonus
$3 - $12k
Total Pay
$30k - $125k
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What Do Film Editors Do?

Film Editor Tasks
  • Edit film footage to fit with scripts and storylines.
  • Add text, music, sound effects, and other layers to footage.
  • Cut shots and match audio and video to chosen video.
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Job Satisfaction for Film Editor

4.1 out of 5
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Gender Breakdown

Male
64.3%
Female
35.7%
This data is based on 42 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

50%

Dental

43%

Vision

34%

None

50%