Film and Video Editors Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Film and Video Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,150
25th Percentile Wage
$33,990
50th Percentile Wage
$45,190
75th Percentile Wage
$76,070
90th Percentile Wage
$117,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for film and video editors in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $117,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $25,150.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,190-36.22%-39.61%
201561,560-0.45%-
201461,840-4.25%-
201364,4702.14%-
201263,090--

Compare Film and Video Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of film and video editors in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed film and video editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$44,540
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$41,630

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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