Film and Video Editors Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of film and video editors in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare film and video editors salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Film and Video Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,360
25th Percentile Wage
$41,990
50th Percentile Wage
$62,240
75th Percentile Wage
$101,140
90th Percentile Wage
$167,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for film and video editors in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) film and video editors is $167,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $30,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of film and video editors in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,240
-3.28% 9.70%
2016
$64,280
0.87% -
2015
$63,720
7.47% -
2014
$58,960
4.97% -
2013
$56,030
-0.30% -
2012
$56,200
- -

Compare Film and Video Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of film and video editors in 16 industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for film and video editors occupations is the motion picture and sound recording industries industry with an annual salary $63,870. The lowest paying industry is the sound recording industries industry (annual salary $41,290). For detailed film and video editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$63,870
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$63,770
Other Information Services
$59,920
Other Information Services
$59,920
Newspaper Publishers
$59,080
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$57,800
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$55,000
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$53,360
Television Broadcasting
$53,040
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$51,540
Radio Broadcasting
$50,330
Software Publishers
$49,280
Telecommunications
$47,740
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$45,570
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$44,520
Sound Recording Industries
$41,290

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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