Average Salary For Editors In South Africa

An editor is a person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a newspaper, magazine, or multi-author book.


Editors’ Salary In South Africa

The average Editor salary in South Africa is R 360 000 per year or R 185 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 234 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 3 240 000 per year.

How much do video editors charge South Africa?

Video Editing Jobs by Hourly Rate

Job Title: Film / Video EditorRange: R61 – R624Average: R245
VideographerRange: R47 – R594Average: R249
PhotographerRange: R145 – R976Average: R389
Video ProducerRange: R83 – R450Average: R300

What qualifications do you need to be an editor?

knowledge of the English language.

knowledge of media production and communication.

the ability to read English.

excellent verbal communication skills.

to be thorough and pay attention to detail.

excellent written communication skills.

the ability to work well with others.

to be flexible and open to change.

What education is needed to become a video editor?

Most editor positions require a bachelor’s degree in a field related to film or broadcasting, such as communications.

Many colleges offer courses in cinematography or video-editing software.

Coursework involves a mix of film theory with practical training. Editors may complete a brief period of on-the-job training.