Film and video editor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Film and video editor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New York $76,580
California $74,900
New Jersey $85,840
Massachusetts $61,350
Connecticut $65,970
Washington $60,560
Illinois $64,820
Tennessee $60,430
District of Columbia $68,800
Michigan $54,660
Virginia $59,500
Kentucky $51,430
Georgia $52,420
Kansas $46,720
Texas $47,160
Alabama $45,650
Pennsylvania $51,420
Missouri $52,530
Maine $44,010
Iowa $51,239
Arizona $49,840
Ohio $51,610
Colorado $45,910
Utah $54,910
Maryland $47,570
Oregon $41,460
Wisconsin $49,220
North Carolina $41,590
Idaho $42,997
Florida $46,180
Montana $45,040
Nevada $40,370
Oklahoma $39,030
Puerto Rico $41,100
Arkansas $37,720
South Carolina $36,740

How do film and video editor salaries compare to similar careers?

Film and video editors earn about the same as related careers in Virginia. On average, they make less than talent directors but more than camera operators.

Career Median Salary
Talent director salary $65K
Film director salary $65K
Television writer salary $66K
Multimedia animator salary $64K
Industrial designer salary $65K
Film and video editor salary $60K
Calligrapher salary $68K
Graphic designer salary $56K
Illustrator salary $59K
Camera operator salary $55K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)