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
$27,910
25th Percentile Wage
$40,460
50th Percentile Wage
$64,280
75th Percentile Wage
$108,820
90th Percentile Wage
$166,240

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 $166,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $27,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of film and video editors in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,2800.87%12.57%
201563,7207.47%-
201458,9604.97%-
201356,030-0.30%-
201256,200--

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

The average salaries of film and video editors in 14 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 $67,040. 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
$67,040
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$67,000
Other Information Services
$59,920
Other Information Services
$59,920
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$53,800
Television Broadcasting
$52,710
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$51,830
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$51,540
Radio Broadcasting
$50,330
Newspaper Publishers
$49,660
Software Publishers
$47,790
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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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