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Film or Videotape Editor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,361 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$980

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Film or Videotape Editor is $55,361 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Film or Videotape Editor is between $40,663 and $67,641. 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

Description:
  • Edits motion picture film, television or cable television video tape, and sound tracks: evaluates and selects scenes in terms of dramatic and entertainment value and story continuity.
  • Trims film segments to specified lengths and reassembles segments in sequence that presents story with maximum effect, or edits video tape, using editing equipment.
  • Reviews assembled film or edited video tape on screen or monitor and makes corrections.
  • Confers with supervisory personnel and others concerning filming of scenes.
  • May specialize in particular field of film or video editing, such as feature, news, sound, sound effects, or music.
Film or Videotape Editor Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Film and Video Editors

Job family population: 30,770

Estimated population of Film or Videotape Editor jobs: 7,457

Rate of error: 4.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,179
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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...

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