The average salary for a Video Engineer is $65,034.
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Job Description for Video Engineer
Video engineers are responsible for setting up and operating complex production videos. They engineer digital video systems, processes, and components, as well as prepare engineering reports related to ongoing video projects, progress reports, plans, and designs. Video engineers work primarily for television or broadcasting studios; however, some also work independently as consultants or for a corporate department which supports other departments within a company, such as marketing or advertisi…Read more
Video Engineer Tasks
- Evaluate video performance and display using a variety of metrics.
- Monitor video infrastructure and capacity.
- Design and operate video circuits, amplifiers, encoding, compression, and other software or equipment.
- Troubleshoot and strategize to improve video display, developing specifications.
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Popular Skills for Video Engineer
Audio Visual Equipment Use
Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Engineering Design and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Audio Visual Equipment Use and Video Editing.
Pay by Experience Level for Video Engineer
An early career Video Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,712 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Video Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,735 based on 46 salaries. An experienced Video Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,027 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,892.
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Employees with Video Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 99.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (26.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (25.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (5.4% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (0.1% less).
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