Film and Video Editors Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Film and Video Editors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,200
25th Percentile Wage
$39,560
50th Percentile Wage
$51,380
75th Percentile Wage
$79,170
90th Percentile Wage
$120,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for film and video editors in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $120,310. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid film and video editors is $31,200.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,380
6.83% 23.43%
2016
$47,870
4.35% -
2015
$45,790
7.99% -
2014
$42,130
8.50% -
2013
$38,550
-2.05% -
2012
$39,340
- -

Compare Film and Video Editors Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of film and video editors in five industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $51,800. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $45,470). For detailed film and video editors salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,800
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$51,380
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$47,060
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$45,930
State government, including schools and hospitals
$45,470

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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