Video Editor salary in United States

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

Average base salary


Most common benefits

Work From Home
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The average salary for a video editor is $19.66 per hour in the United States. 915 salaries reported, updated at January 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Highest paying cities for Video Editors in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $23.86 per hour
    32 salaries reported
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
    $22.36 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Chicago, IL
    $21.32 per hour
    13 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $20.84 per hour
    51 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $19.93 per hour
    16 salaries reported
  3. Plano, TX
    $18.78 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  1. Orlando, FL
    $15.68 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $15.43 per hour
    22 salaries reported
  3. Provo, UT
    $12.71 per hour
    16 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 Captivateearn +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 $19.66 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%

Top companies hiring Video Editors with the recommended skill

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
4 jobs4
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Most common benefits for Video Editors

  • Work from home
  • Flexible schedule
  • Internet reimbursement
  • Health insurance
  • Food provided
  • Paid time off
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Life 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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