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Film and Video Editors Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Film and Video Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,510
25th Percentile Wage
$37,960
50th Percentile Wage
$55,000
75th Percentile Wage
$80,960
90th Percentile Wage
$136,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for film and video editors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $136,870. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $26,510.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,000
1.87% 28.29%
2016
$53,970
1.95% -
2015
$52,920
10.03% -
2014
$47,610
6.81% -
2013
$44,370
11.11% -
2012
$39,440
- -

Compare Film and Video Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of film and video editors in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $91,250. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $35,210). For detailed film and video editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$91,250
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$58,620
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$58,250
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$57,890
Specialized Design Services
$57,500
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,000
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$35,850
Photographic Services
$35,210

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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