How much does a Video Editor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage foraVideo Editor in the United States is $18 as of December 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $17 and $19. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
The Video Editor mixes and masters audio. Edits video footage to desired length and format, creates motion graphics, and completes color corrections. Being a Video Editor archives and stores all files, footage, graphics, and audio. Encodes final videos to desired size and format. In addition, Video Editor proficient using Adobe Creative suite and production software including After Effects and Final Cut and other editing software. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being a Video Editor gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Working as a Video Editor typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Video Editor in the United States. The average hourly rate for Video Editor ranges from $17 to $19 with the average hourly pay of $18. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $17 to $19 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $18.