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How Much Do Freelance Video Editor Jobs Pay per Hour?

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $68,500 $5,708 $1,317 $33
75th Percentile $65,000 $5,416 $1,250 $31
Average $57,195 $4,766 $1,099 $27
25th Percentile $49,000 $4,083 $942 $24
$16.35 - $18.27
17% of jobs
$18.27 - $20.19
0% of jobs
$20.19 - $22.11
4% of jobs
$23.56 is the 25th percentile. Wages below this are outliers.
$22.12 - $24.04
4% of jobs
$24.04 - $25.96
5% of jobs
The average wage is $27.50 an hour
$25.96 - $27.88
7% of jobs
$27.88 - $29.81
11% of jobs
$31.25 is the 75th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$29.81 - $31.73
36% of jobs
$32.93 is the 90th percentile. Wages above this are outliers.
$31.73 - $33.65
7% of jobs
$33.65 - $35.58
2% of jobs
$35.58 - $37.50
2% of jobs

National Average

$16.35 $27/hour $37.50
Freelance Video Editor Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Oct 23, 2020, the average hourly pay for a Freelance Video Editor in the United States is $27.50 an hour.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing hourly wages as high as $37.50 and as low as $16.35, the majority of Freelance Video Editor wages currently range between $23.56 (25th percentile) to $31.25 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Freelance Video Editor varies little (about $7.69), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Freelance Video Editor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Freelance Video Editor in your area makes on average $28 per hour, or $0.38 (1%) more than the national average hourly salary of $27.50. Virginia ranks number 11 out of 50 states nationwide for Freelance Video Editor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate hourly salary range for Freelance Video Editor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Freelance Video Editor Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Freelance Video Editor job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $8,306 (13.5%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $9,344 (15.1%) above the $57,195 average.

Unfortunately, the job market in Lakes, AK is underperforming for Freelance Video Editor jobs, so it may be difficult to land a position in this location.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Freelance Video Editor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between Lakes, AK and San Jose, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Freelance Video Editor role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lakes, AK$66,540$5,545$1,280$31.99
San Francisco, CA$66,270$5,522$1,274$31.86
Santa Clara, CA$65,502$5,458$1,260$31.49
Washington, DC$64,618$5,385$1,243$31.07
Los Angeles, CA$63,874$5,323$1,228$30.71
Fremont, CA$63,773$5,314$1,226$30.66
Jersey City, NJ$63,041$5,253$1,212$30.31
Green River, WY$62,720$5,227$1,206$30.15
San Buenaventura, CA$62,718$5,227$1,206$30.15
San Jose, CA$62,686$5,224$1,205$30.14

Top 5 Best Paying Related Freelance Video Editor Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Freelance Video Editor job category that pay more per year than a typical Freelance Video Editor salary. Top examples of these roles include: Video Engineer, Video Animation, and Digital Video Engineer.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Freelance Video Editor jobs, with a range of just $15,703 (24.1%) to $42,510 (54.2%) more than the average Freelance Video Editor salary of $57,195.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Video Engineer$99,705$8,309$1,917$47.94
Video Animation$78,930$6,578$1,518$37.95
Digital Video Engineer$77,041$6,420$1,482$37.04
Video Developer$76,678$6,390$1,475$36.86
Video Director$72,898$6,075$1,402$35.05

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