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Film and Video Editors in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as a Film and Video Editor?

$85,840 Median Salary
  • Film and Video Editors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Film and Video Editors Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 590 workers employed as Film and Video Editors in this state in 2018.

There were 490 Film and Video Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


What do Film and Video Editors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Film and Video Editors ranged from $45,940 to $126,680 with $85,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.09 to $60.91. The median hourly rate was $41.27.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.07 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $12.20.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 4,570 $77,540
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 230 $70,100

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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