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Highest Paying States for Film and Video Editors

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $80,260, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for film and video editors. It is followed by New Hampshire (average annual salary $75,430). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Film and Video Editors

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$80,260
$49,700 180
2 New Hampshire
$75,430
$25,800 120
3 California
$73,500
$36,110 13,900
4 New York
$72,540
$36,020 4,590
5 North Dakota
$63,540
$28,630 30
6 New Jersey
$60,460
$32,280 490
7 Virginia
$59,390
$33,240 230
8 Illinois
$59,090
$37,610 440
9 Massachusetts
$57,500
$30,650 410
10 Michigan
$54,670
$25,640 430
11 Connecticut
$53,970
$23,660 320
12 Missouri
$53,750
$29,320 240
13 Iowa
$53,510
$29,250 50
14 Maryland
$53,230
$27,100 110
15 Louisiana
$52,220
$22,330 150
16 Pennsylvania
$50,350
$26,690 430
17 Washington
$50,000
$26,050 220
18 Tennessee
$49,570
$31,400 480
19 Georgia
$49,180
$29,360 1,330
20 New Mexico
$48,710
$17,800 50
21 Wisconsin
$48,120
$31,040 130
22 Alabama
$46,660
$17,630 120
23 Utah
$46,640
$22,640 210
24 Texas
$46,280
$20,010 1,270
25 Kentucky
$45,940
$27,560 130
26 Nebraska
$44,450
$28,930 120
27 Colorado
$44,190
$29,290 360
28 Oklahoma
$43,880
$28,750 120
29 Oregon
$43,810
$23,980 230
30 Ohio
$43,130
$21,780 460
31 Minnesota
$43,060
$23,670 200
32 Puerto Rico
$42,700
$22,070 60
33 Nevada
$42,090
$24,570 200
34 Arizona
$41,650
$24,350 280
35 North Carolina
$40,780
$27,630 420
36 Indiana
$40,590
$32,140 150
37 Montana
$40,230
$26,140 90
38 South Carolina
$40,070
$22,640 80
39 Kansas
$39,990
$17,200 80
40 Arkansas
$39,140
$22,570 100
41 Alaska
$38,300
$33,370 0
42 Florida
$37,720
$22,300 1,540
43 Maine
$33,920
$26,470 70
44 Idaho
$33,420
$20,480 70
45 South Dakota
$29,830
$25,720 30

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of film and video editors in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for film and video editors, Top Paying Jobs in America.