Information About Film And Video Editors

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Training

Film and video editors need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Film and video editors
Training for Film And Video Editors
Percent
Less than High School 2.9
High School 9.3
Some College 24.5
Associates Degree 7.7
Bachelors Degree 48.7
Masters Degree 6.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 25,000 people in the United States- 26.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more film and video editors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 9,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, film and video editors make $32.06 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Film and video editors $12.60 $17.30 $25.40 $39.00 $60.70
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $9.38 $13.70 $20.90 $31.70 $45.40
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, film and video editors make $66,690 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Film and video editors $26,350 $36,030 $52,940 $81,210 $126,250
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $19,520 $28,640 $43,640 $66,080 $94,470
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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