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What are Film And Video Editors like?

Artistic

Based on our pool of users, film and video editors tend to be predominately artistic people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Film and Video Editors by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 786 Sokanu users

Are Film And Video Editors happy?

81%Happy

Film and video editors rank highly among careers. Overall they rank in the 81st percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Film and Video Editor Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of Film and Video Editors

The most common degree held by film and video editors is Film Video And Photographic Arts. 11% of film and video editors had a degree in film video and photographic arts before becoming film and video editors. That is over 15 times the average across all careers. Communications graduates are the second most common among film and video editors, representing 4% of film and video editors in the Sokanu user base, which is 1.5 times the average.

Film and Video Editor Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a Film and Video Editor, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of film and video editors % of population Multiple
Film Video And Photographic Arts 10.9% 0.7% 15.3×
Communications 4.3% 2.9% 1.5×
Film Editing 2.7% 0.1% 31.8×
Drama 2.2% 0.9% 2.4×
English Literature 2.0% 4.2% 0.5×
Journalism 1.8% 1.0% 1.7×
Graphic Design 1.8% 1.2% 1.4×
Fine Arts 1.6% 1.6% 1.0×
Mass Media 1.6% 0.5% 3.6×
Philosophy And Religious Studies 1.4% 1.4% 1.0×
Psychology 1.4% 5.9% 0.2×
Screenwriting 1.4% 0.1% 15.2×
Computer Science 1.3% 2.6% 0.5×
Business Management And Administration 1.1% 5.8% 0.2×
History 1.1% 2.0% 0.6×
Liberal Arts 1.0% 1.6% 0.6×
Sociology 1.0% 1.8% 0.6×

Film and Video Editor Education Levels

50% of film and video editors have a bachelor's degree. 38% of film and video editors have an associate's degree.

No education 0%
High school diploma 12%
Associate's degree 38%
Bachelor's degree 50%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate degree 0%

How to Become a Film and Video Editor

Think you might be interested in becoming a Film and Video Editor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good film and video editor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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Should I be a Film and Video Editor?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Film and Video Editor? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good film and video editor? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Maryland-Baltimore County | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
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