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Film and Video Editors in District of Columbia

Get the information you need to know about working as a Film and Video Editor.

18.8% Jobs Projection
$68,800 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Film and Video Editors in District of Columbia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Film and Video Editors in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

  • Film and Video Editors in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Film and Video Editors Work in District of Columbia?

240 people worked as Film and Video Editors in 2018 in this state.

There were 180 Film and Video Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The amount of Film and Video Editors working in the state is similar to the average state.

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Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Film and Video Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.0%.

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District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Film and Video Editors job openings in District of Columbia, and 190 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,000 annual jobs and 40,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Film and Video Editors Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Film and Video Editors ranged from $34,510 to $102,160 with $68,800 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.59 to $49.12. The median hourly rate was $33.08.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $38.59 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $5.51.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top District of Columbia Metros for Film and Video Editors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Film and Video Editors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 410 $69,660

Top States for Film and Video Editors Employment

View the list below to see where most Film and Video Editors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 11,380 $74,900
New York 4,590 $76,580
Florida 1,430 $46,180
Texas 1,360 $47,160
Georgia 1,330 $52,420
New Jersey 590 $85,840
Michigan 510 $54,660
North Carolina 460 $41,590
Massachusetts 410 $61,350
Pennsylvania 380 $59,870
Ohio 370 $51,610
Colorado 360 $45,910
Oregon 310 $41,460
Utah 310 $54,910
Connecticut 310 $65,970
Illinois 300 $62,130
Washington 280 $60,560
Virginia 270 $59,500
Tennessee 260 $60,430
Arizona 250 $59,310

Below are the states where Film and Video Editors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $85,840
New York $76,580
California $74,900
District of Columbia $68,800
Connecticut $65,970
Illinois $62,130
Massachusetts $61,350
Washington $60,560
Tennessee $60,430
Pennsylvania $59,870

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