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Film and Video Editors in Illinois

Considering a career as a Film and Video Editor in Illinois?

12.5% Jobs Projection
$62,130 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Film and Video Editors in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Film and Video Editors in Illinois is growing faster than average.

  • Film and Video Editors in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Film and Video Editors Work in Illinois?

In 2018, there were 300 Film and Video Editors working in the state.

There were 440 Film and Video Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 240 Film and Video Editors working in it, which means Illinois has more Film and Video Editors than average.

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Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Film and Video Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 12.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.0%.

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Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 50 annual job openings, and 540 total jobs in 2026 for Film and Video Editors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,000 annual jobs and 40,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Film and Video Editors Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Film and Video Editors ranged from $39,610 to $98,480 with $62,130 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.04 to $47.35. The median hourly rate was $29.87.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.41 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.46.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Illinois Metros for Film and Video Editors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Film and Video Editors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 220 $62,640
St. Louis, MO-IL 80 $61,800

Top States for Film and Video Editors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Film and Video Editors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 11,380 $74,900
New York 4,590 $76,580
Florida 1,430 $46,180
Texas 1,360 $47,160
Georgia 1,330 $52,420
New Jersey 590 $85,840
Michigan 510 $54,660
North Carolina 460 $41,590
Massachusetts 410 $61,350
Pennsylvania 380 $59,870
Ohio 370 $51,610
Colorado 360 $45,910
Oregon 310 $41,460
Utah 310 $54,910
Connecticut 310 $65,970
Illinois 300 $62,130
Washington 280 $60,560
Virginia 270 $59,500
Tennessee 260 $60,430
Arizona 250 $59,310

Below are the states where Film and Video Editors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $85,840
New York $76,580
California $74,900
District of Columbia $68,800
Connecticut $65,970
Illinois $62,130
Massachusetts $61,350
Washington $60,560
Tennessee $60,430
Pennsylvania $59,870

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