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Film and Video Editors In Demand

General Information

Description

Edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+7%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$63,520

State-by-state Salary

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$100,510
$33,040
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 65%
  • High school 16%
  • Associate's degree 16%
  • Some college 1%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Artistic — You have an interest in creating visual artwork, performances, written works, food or music.
  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Communications and Media
  • English Language
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Telecommunications
  • Production and Processing

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