Information About Film And Video Editors

Training Requirements for Film And Video Editors

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 1.6
High School 8.3
Some College 17.5
Associates Degree 11.5
Bachelors Degree 51.9
Masters Degree 8.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.1

Employment outlook for Film And Video Editors

Represents about 33,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more film and video editors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, film and video editors make $39.52 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Film and video editors $13.29 $19.12 $30.18 $50.04 $78.01
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $10.20 $14.69 $22.69 $34.33 $49.69
Media and communication equipment workers $10.40 $14.65 $21.96 $33.35 $47.69
Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors $13.13 $18.62 $28.39 $42.92 $68.89
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, film and video editors make $82,190 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Film and video editors $27,640 $39,780 $62,760 $104,080 $162,260
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $21,210 $30,560 $47,190 $71,410 $103,360
Media and communication equipment workers $21,630 $30,460 $45,680 $69,370 $99,200
Television, video, and motion picture camera operators and editors $27,310 $38,730 $59,040 $89,280 $143,280
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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