Job DescriptionA person who removes unneeded shots and fits pieces of film together to make some sort of video. Nowadays many film editors do other aspects of filmmaking as well.
You are usually in an editing office/ studio or on set talking with the directors and cinematographers.
-BFA in film (or equivalent)
-Optional other credits
A detail-oriented and patient person who has a creative vision for film. You need to be motivated to be able to get videos done by their deadlines.
Earnings and Job Outlook
Average Salary: $45,000
Your time is pretty flexible, you just have to manage it well and not procrastinate. Most of it is located in big cities with large film industries.