Film and Video Editors Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for film and video editors in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of film and video editors among Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Film and Video Editors in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,610
25th Percentile Wage
$51,230
50th Percentile Wage
$59,090
75th Percentile Wage
$72,290
90th Percentile Wage
$93,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for film and video editors in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $93,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of film and video editors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,090
8.04% 17.99%
2016
$54,340
-0.55% -
2015
$54,640
16.54% -
2014
$45,600
-1.14% -
2013
$46,120
-5.07% -
2012
$48,460
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Film and Video Editors in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of film and video editors in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of film and video editors in state of Illinois ranges from $27,580 to $59,730. The highest paying area for film and video editors in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $59,730. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $58,650). The lowest paying area is Rockford with a median annual salary of $27,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$59,730
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$58,650
Rockford
$27,580




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