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How much does a Film and Video Editor make in the United States?

Average Film and Video Editor Hourly Wage in the United States

Film and Video Editors earn a median hourly wage of $30.18. Hourly wages typically start from $13.29 and go up to $78.01.

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

Average Film and Video Editor Yearly Salary in the United States

Film and Video Editors earn a median salary of $62,760 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,640 and go up to $162,260.

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

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Employment Type Mix

47%
Full-Time
53%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
575
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 56th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Film and Video Editor Earnings by Seniority

Top End Film and Video Editor Earnings

The highest earning Film and Video Editors in the United States earn:

$78.01
an hour
$162,260
per year
Senior Film and Video Editor Earnings

Senior Film and Video Editors in the United States earn:

$50.04
an hour
$104,080
per year
Experienced Film and Video Editor Earnings

Experienced Film and Video Editors in the United States earn:

$30.18
an hour
$62,760
per year
Junior Film and Video Editor Earnings

Junior Film and Video Editors in the United States earn:

$19.12
an hour
$39,780
per year
Starting Film and Video Editor Earnings

Starting Film and Video Editors in the United States earn:

$13.29
an hour
$27,640
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 less than 54% percent of Film & Television careers. Film and Video Editor salaries are in the bottom 55% of all careers in the United States.

Filmmaker Salary $70k
News Anchor Salary $65k
Talent Agent Salary $64k
Film and Video Editor Salary $62k
Television Writer Salary $61k
Camera Operator Salary $55k
Court Reporter Salary $51k
Model Maker Salary $40k
Announcer Salary $31k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary $22k
Source:

Historical salary for Film and Video Editors in the United States

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

Film and Video Editor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Film and Video Editor Salary in California $37.28 $77,540 # 1
Film and Video Editor Salary in New York $36.12 $75,130 # 2
Film and Video Editor Salary in District of Columbia $37.25 $77,470 # 3
Film and Video Editor Salary in Connecticut $30.56 $63,570 # 4
Film and Video Editor Salary in New Mexico $23.42 $48,710 # 5
Film and Video Editor Salary in New Jersey $27.63 $57,470 # 6
Film and Video Editor Salary in New Hampshire $29.94 $62,270 # 7
Film and Video Editor Salary in Massachusetts $28.70 $59,700 # 8
Film and Video Editor Salary in Texas $22.78 $47,390 # 9
Film and Video Editor Salary in Virginia $26.85 $55,850 # 10
Film and Video Editor Salary in Nebraska $21.37 $44,450 # 11
Film and Video Editor Salary in Georgia $25.10 $52,200 # 12
Film and Video Editor Salary in Illinois $26.13 $54,340 # 13
Film and Video Editor Salary in Maryland $24.81 $51,610 # 14
Film and Video Editor Salary in Alaska $18.41 $38,300 # 15
Film and Video Editor Salary in Washington $24.04 $50,000 # 16
Film and Video Editor Salary in Ohio $21.45 $44,620 # 17
Film and Video Editor Salary in Missouri $24.59 $51,160 # 18
Film and Video Editor Salary in Indiana $19.52 $40,590 # 19
Film and Video Editor Salary in Oregon $20.13 $41,880 # 20
Film and Video Editor Salary in Utah $24.19 $50,320 # 21
Film and Video Editor Salary in Minnesota $20.24 $42,110 # 22
Film and Video Editor Salary in Nevada $21.18 $44,060 # 23
Film and Video Editor Salary in Michigan $21.24 $44,180 # 24
Film and Video Editor Salary in Kentucky $21.02 $43,710 # 25
Film and Video Editor Salary in Pennsylvania $21.25 $44,200 # 26
Film and Video Editor Salary in Tennessee $21.12 $43,930 # 27
Film and Video Editor Salary in North Carolina $17.72 $36,860 # 28
Film and Video Editor Salary in Arizona $20.03 $41,650 # 29
Film and Video Editor Salary in Wisconsin $22.42 $46,630 # 30
Film and Video Editor Salary in Iowa $19.69 $40,960 # 31
Film and Video Editor Salary in Florida $20.30 $42,230 # 32
Film and Video Editor Salary in Kansas $18.92 $39,340 # 33
Film and Video Editor Salary in Montana $17.90 $37,230 # 34
Film and Video Editor Salary in Oklahoma $18.56 $38,600 # 35
Film and Video Editor Salary in Alabama $17.82 $37,060 # 36
Film and Video Editor Salary in South Carolina $17.70 $36,820 # 37
Film and Video Editor Salary in Arkansas $18.76 $39,030 # 38
Film and Video Editor Salary in Idaho $14.38 $29,920 # 39
Film and Video Editor Salary in Maine $16.31 $33,920 # 40
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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