Television Editor Salary

A Television Editor earns an average salary of $66,000 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$23,583 - $130,487
$24K
$52K
$130K
MEDIAN: $52,148
10%
50%
90%

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$13.81 - $64.09
$15
MEDIAN: $15.48
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$0$142K
Salary $23,583 - $130,487
Bonus $4,250
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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$24,170 - $142,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data $0$85
Hourly Rate $15.48
Overtime $85.00
Annual Data $0$142K
Bonus $4,250
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).
)
$24,170 - $142,320
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Television Editor

A television editor helps to finish and polish raw film and video footage for broadcast on TV. They can be assigned to local broadcast stations, in which case the editor is typically helping to refine and cut news footage for airtime. Television editors can also work for production studios that create TV series or reality programs. These editors work in much the same vein as film editors, helping to keep the flow of the show moving in an engaging way. Editors also work in commercial advertising production, helping to refine and finish commercials before they are submitted for consideration for airing.

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Television Editor Tasks

  • Organize and edit video with computer software.
  • Coordinate closely with producers, reporters, and crew.

Television Editor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Television Editor

Pay by Experience for a Television Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Television Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 14 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Television Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Television Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 10 salaries. A Television Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,923

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

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Key Stats for Television Editor

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Television Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲191%

Experienced
▲101%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 33%