Video Editor Salary in the US

$49,540
per year
per month
$4,130
per month
per year
Bonus
$1,850/year
Bonus
$150/month

Video Editor - Average Salary

The average salary for a Video Editor is $49,540 per year ($4,130 per month), which is $3,950 (-7%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A Video Editor can expect an average starting salary of $33,240. The highest salaries can exceed $88,450.
$33,240
Low
$49,540
Average salary
$88,450
High
$2,770
Low
$4,130
Average salary
$7,370
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$48,300
$96,650
Salary$33,240 - 88,450
Bonus$0 - 8,200
Total Pay$33,240 - 96,650
$0
$4,030
$8,050
Salary$2,770 - 7,370
Bonus$0 - 680
Total Pay$2,770 - 8,050

Video Editor Salary Range

Low
$33,240
Average salary
$49,540
Senior
$62,720
High
$88,450
Low
$2,770
Average salary
$4,130
Senior
$5,230
High
$7,370
Among Video Editors in the U.S., Entry Level Video Editors, Junior Video Editors and Freelance Video Editors tend to have the lowest salaries, while News Video Editors, Film Video Editors and Senior Video Editors enjoy the highest salaries.

Video Editor - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Video Editor$65K/year
+32% 
Film Video Editor$64K/year
+29% 
Music Video Editor$58K/year
+17% 
News Video Editor$56K/year
+12% 
Freelance Video Editor$44K/year
 -12%
Assistant Video Editor$40K/year
 -19%
Junior Video Editor$39K/year
 -21%
Entry Level Video Editor$37K/year
 -26%

Video Editor - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Video Editor with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $36,660 per year. A mid level Video Editor with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $45,200, while a Senior Video Editor with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,730. Video Editors with more than 20 years of experience earn $65,540 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Video Editor

Late Career▲ +32%
Senior▲ +21%
Average Salary$49,540/year
Mid Level▼ -9%
Entry Level▼ -26%

Gender Breakdown

Female
29%
Male
71%

Video Editor - Jobs by Location

Video Editor - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Video Editor jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Video Editor

How much does a Video Editor make in the US?
A Video Editor in the US earns an average of $49,540 gross per year, which is about $4,130 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Video Editor updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Video Editor in the US?
The starting salary of a Video Editor in the US is around $33,240 gross per year. Entry Level Video Editors, Junior Video Editors and Freelance Video Editors usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Video Editor in the US?
The highest salary of a Video Editor in the US can reach and exceed $88,450 gross per year. News Video Editors, Film Video Editors and Senior Video Editors usually have the highest salaries.
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