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Video editor salary in United States

How much does a Video Editor make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $21.63
Low $12.37
High $37.83
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a video editor is $21.63 per hour in the United States. 1.1k salaries reported, updated at June 8, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Video Editors in United States

  1. Netflix
    740 reviews8 salaries reported
    $63.11per hour
  2. $36.82per hour
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Highest paying cities for Video Editors near United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $29.11 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. San Francisco, CA
    $27.63 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  3. New York, NY
    $27.42 per hour
    43 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $25.96 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $25.00 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Colorado Springs, CO
    $24.38 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Milwaukee, WI
    $22.16 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Miami, FL
    $21.12 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  3. Provo, UT
    $14.46 per hour
    15 salaries reported
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Where can a Video Editor earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Video Editors

Most recommended skill

Adobe Captivate(earn +111.71% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 56.67% since 2018. Video Editors with this skill earn +111.71% more than the average base salary, which is $21.63 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20122increase by 2
201319increase by 850.00%
201456increase by 194.74%
201516decrease by 71.43%
201611decrease by 31.25%
201721increase by 90.91%
201830increase by 42.86%
201913decrease by 56.67%

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs4
25 jobs26
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Most common benefits for Video Editors

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 236 ratings

45% of Video Editors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Content Writer

1,775 job openings

Average $19.63 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Video Editor

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