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Highest Paying Cities for Film and Video Editors

The top 100 highest paying cities for film and video editors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of film and video editors in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $92,290, Camden, New Jersey is the highest paying city for film and video editors. It is followed by Newark-Union, Pennsylvania (average annual salary $86,040). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of film and video editors in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Film and Video Editors

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Camden, New Jersey
$92,290
40
2 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$86,040
140
3 Charlottesville, Virginia
$85,630
40
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$83,880
8,960
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$77,480
300
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$76,260
330
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$74,760
12,020
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$74,470
12,210
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$73,250
4,310
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$73,000
4,130
11 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$71,610
100
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$70,270
840
13 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$68,320
3,680
14 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$67,090
110
15 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$66,690
190
16 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$66,490
190
17 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$65,780
30
18 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$64,600
560
19 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$63,830
30
20 Fresno, California
$62,520
70
21 St Louis, Missouri
$60,610
130
22 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,970
220
23 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$59,730
320
24 Provo-Orem, Utah
$59,070
n/a
25 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$58,650
370
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$58,650
330
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$57,990
410
28 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$57,360
240
29 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$57,170
60
30 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$56,840
50
31 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$56,040
n/a
32 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$56,030
130
33 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$55,430
40
34 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$55,430
170
35 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$54,620
n/a
36 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$53,890
230
37 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$53,880
140
38 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$53,700
320
39 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$52,610
100
40 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$51,930
150
41 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$51,040
250
42 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$50,570
n/a
43 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$50,470
100
44 Madison, Wisconsin
$50,460
50
45 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$50,450
40
46 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$50,010
160
47 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$50,000
30
48 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$49,440
370
49 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$49,220
100
50 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$49,120
1,300
51 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$49,060
40
52 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$48,960
270
53 Kingston, New York
$48,250
30
54 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$48,140
100
55 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$47,920
60
56 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$47,740
30
57 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$47,640
40
58 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$47,550
120
59 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$47,460
480
60 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$47,110
80
61 Kansas City, Missouri
$47,090
60
62 Urban Honolulu, USA
$46,350
100
63 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$46,110
260
64 Richmond, Virginia
$44,480
60
65 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$44,310
160
66 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$43,970
40
67 Dayton, Ohio
$43,700
30
68 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$43,540
100
69 Boulder, Colorado
$43,300
40
70 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$43,270
n/a
71 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$43,130
70
72 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$43,060
70
73 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$43,050
50
74 Columbus, Ohio
$43,000
220
75 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$42,970
370
76 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$42,550
270
77 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$42,310
30
78 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$42,090
240
79 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$41,940
230
80 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$41,610
200
81 Missoula, Montana
$41,280
60
82 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$40,530
190
83 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$40,410
100
84 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$40,380
130
85 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$39,900
100
86 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$39,730
60
87 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$39,560
160
88 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$39,380
70
89 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$39,270
880
90 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$39,200
150
91 Salt Lake City, Utah
$38,930
150
92 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$38,590
60
93 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$38,350
90
94 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$37,690
30
95 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$36,890
60
96 Spokane, Washington
$36,880
40
97 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$36,780
480
98 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$36,540
100
99 Anchorage, Alaska
$36,360
n/a
100 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$36,200
50
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