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
California $74,900
New York $76,580
New Jersey $85,840
Massachusetts $61,350
Connecticut $65,970
Washington $60,560
Arizona $59,310
Tennessee $60,430
District of Columbia $68,800
Illinois $62,130
Michigan $54,660
Virginia $59,500
Kentucky $51,430
Georgia $52,420
Texas $47,160
Pennsylvania $59,870
Missouri $52,530
Maine $44,010
Ohio $51,610
Colorado $45,910
Utah $54,910
Maryland $47,570
Iowa $49,740
Oregon $41,460
Wisconsin $49,220
North Carolina $41,590
Florida $46,180
Montana $45,040
Kansas $43,470
Nevada $40,370
Idaho $39,490
Oklahoma $39,030
Puerto Rico $41,100
South Carolina $36,740
Arkansas $37,720

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)