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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$24,760|
|25th Percentile Wage||$33,900|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,380|
|75th Percentile Wage||$81,050|
|90th Percentile Wage||$123,540|
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 $123,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $24,760.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of film and video editors in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of film and video editors in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 spectator sports industry with an annual salary $57,800. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $39,260). For detailed film and video editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Spectator Sports|| |
|Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events|| |
|Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries|| |
|Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .