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Assistant Video Editor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,521 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Video Editor is $41,521 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Video Editor is between $30,159 and $50,984. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists and gives Video Editors and Producers support.
  • Edits moving images on film, video, or other media.
  • Performs research and edits b-roll for video segments.
  • Downloads, logs, syncs, and organizes materials and footage.
  • Creates and logs project files.
Assistant Video Editor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Film and Video Editors

Job family population: 30,770

Estimated population of Assistant Video Editor jobs: 2,188

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Assistant Video Editor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Motion Graphics Editor
Jun 4
Chicago, IL, USA
Motion Graphics Editor Viewstream is looking for a Motion Graphics Editor with solid video footage ... Edit 4K video per project specifications * Ensure logical sequencing and smooth running * Assist ...
Video Editor and Motion Designer
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Miller Creative
Video Editor and Motion Designer Miller Creative is looking to hire a full-time video editor (Adobe Premiere) who is also highly proficient in After Effects, able to swing between a Motion Designer ...
Producing Assistant
May 30
Chicago, IL, USA
BlackOak Technical Productions
... process by editing scope and pricing for client documents. o May attend sales meetings with ... lighting, audio, video, and staging design and production. · Strong Microsoft Word, Excel ...
Part-Time Communications Specialist
Jun 11
Riverdale, IL, USA
Dolton/Riverdale School District
...  * Assist school personnel and school organizations in planning and publicizing school- related ... Experience with gathering and editing video. * Ability to adapt to emerging technologies. * Possess ...
Social Media Officer
May 15
Chicago, United States
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
POSITION Social Media Officer TEAM Communications REPORTS TO Assistant Director, Digital Marketing ... video editing are a major plus Ability to turn concepts and ideas into reality quickly and with ...
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