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Film and Video Editors in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Film and Video Editor? Read this first!

20.9% Jobs Projection
$47,160 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Film and Video Editors in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Film and Video Editors in Texas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Film and Video Editors Work in Texas?

There were approximately 1,360 workers employed as Film and Video Editors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,270 Film and Video Editors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 240 Film and Video Editors working in it, which means Texas has more Film and Video Editors than average.


Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Film and Video Editors in this state are growing at a rate of 20.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 17.0%.


Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 180 annual job openings, and 1,790 total jobs in 2026 for Film and Video Editors in this state.

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

What do Film and Video Editors Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Film and Video Editors ranged from $28,760 to $99,370 with $47,160 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.83 to $47.77. The median hourly rate was $22.68.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.25 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.43.

The median salary in Texas is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 560 $49,150
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 240 $46,330
Austin-Round Rock, TX 190 $46,840
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 180 $42,940

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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