Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Video Editor make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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Industry

$54,842 / yrTotal Pay
$51,468 / yrBase Pay
$3,374 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,842

 / yr
$35K$87K
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The estimated total pay for a Video Editor is $54,842 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,468 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,374 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Post Production Editor Salaries with median pay of $72,935, Video Editing Salaries with median pay of $59,991, Video Production Salaries with median pay of $54,529, Assistant Video Editor Salaries with median pay of $50,242.

Top Paying Companies

For a Video Editor in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Video Editor in United States. Employers include Google, Airbnb and Meta.

1
Google
Google
$132,510/yr
2
Airbnb
$113,033/yr
3
Meta
$108,361/yr
4
Yahoo
$100,834/yr
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Top Paying Industries

For a Video Editor in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Video Editor in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $85,126, Financial Services with a median total pay of $82,862, Manufacturing with a median total pay of $76,401, Government & Public Administration with a median total pay of $72,138, and Insurance with a median total pay of $70,193.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$85,126

    24% Higher than other industries

  • Financial ServicesFinancial Services$82,862

    21% Higher than other industries

  • ManufacturingManufacturing$76,401

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Government & Public AdministrationGovernment & Public Administration$72,138

    10% Higher than other industries

  • InsuranceInsurance$70,193

    7% Higher than other industries

Information Technology

Top paying companies in Information Technology for Video Editor are Google, Airbnb, and Meta.

GoogleGoogle$132,510/yr
AirbnbAirbnb$113,033/yr
MetaMeta$108,361/yr

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Video Producer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$55,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Videographer/Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

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1-3 years
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Video Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$2,000

/mo

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1-3 years
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Videographer/Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$52,000

/yr

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Videographer/Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85

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1-3 years
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Video Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10,000

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1-3 years
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Video Producer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$55,000

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4-6 years
Yesterday

Video Editor pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Video Editor is $51,468 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Video Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 5221 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Video Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Video Editor in United States is $81,034 per year.

The lowest salary for a Video Editor in United States is $32,690 per year.

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