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17.6% 17.6%
3.7/5 3.7/5
Cert. Associates

How much does a Film and Video Editor make in California?

Average Film and Video Editor Hourly Wage in California

Film and Video Editors earn a median hourly wage of $42.39.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Film and Video Editor Yearly Salary in California

Film and Video Editors earn a median salary of $88,170 per year.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employment Type Mix

46%
Full-Time
54%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
323
RATINGS
Film and Video Editors average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Film and Video Editors in the 61th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a Film and Video Editor

Think you might be interested in becoming a Film and Video Editor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Film and Video Editor Earnings by Seniority

Senior Film and Video Editor Earnings

Senior Film and Video Editors in California earn:

$68.00
an hour
$141,430
per year
Experienced Film and Video Editor Earnings

Experienced Film and Video Editors in California earn:

$42.39
an hour
$88,170
per year
Junior Film and Video Editor Earnings

Junior Film and Video Editors in California earn:

$25.76
an hour
$53,570
per year
Starting Film and Video Editor Earnings

Starting Film and Video Editors in California earn:

$15.88
an hour
$33,040
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Film and Video Editor salary comparison

Film and Video Editors earn more than 62% percent of Film & Television careers in California. Film and Video Editor salaries are in the top 63% of all careers in California.

Filmmaker Salary in California $93k
Film and Video Editor Salary $88k
Court Reporter Salary in California $86k
Talent Agent Salary in California $85k
Television Writer Salary in California $73k
News Anchor Salary in California $73k
Camera Operator Salary in California $59k
Announcer Salary in California $42k
Model Maker Salary in California $38k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in California $22k
Source:

Historical salary for Film and Video Editors in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Should I be a Film and Video Editor?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Film and Video Editor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good film and video editor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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