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Film and Video Editors in Wisconsin

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Film and Video Editors in Wisconsin

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

-12% Jobs Projection
$49,220 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

While jobs for Film and Video Editors in Wisconsin are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Film and Video Editors in Wisconsin is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Film and Video Editors Work in Wisconsin?

In Wisconsin, there were 120 people working as Film and Video Editors in the year 2018.

There were 130 Film and Video Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Film and Video Editors in WI Employment Trend

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

Film and Video Editors in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

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

Job Projections for Film and Video Editors: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Film and Video Editors job openings in Wisconsin, and 140 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Film and Video Editors Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Film and Video Editors ranged from $25,280 to $81,960 with $49,220 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.15 to $39.4. The median hourly rate was $23.67.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.13 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.54.

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

Film and Video Editors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 180 n/a
Madison, WI 40 $56,140
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 30 $56,890

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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