Learn about the types of people who become film and video editors. This page goes into detail about the ethnic and gender ratio of the workplace.

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Ethnic Minority Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of film and video editors are White, making up 53% of the population. The next highest segments are Black or African American and Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish, making up 10% and 9% respectively.

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Employment Type Mix, 2019

47% of film and video editors work in full-time roles while 53% work part-time.

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Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2019

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a film and video editor. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More men than women are interested in becoming film and video editors at a ratio of 1.23 to 1.

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Actual Gender Mix, 2019

41% of film and video editors are female and 59% are male.

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Gender Bias, 2019

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a film and video editor and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a film and video editor and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more women interested in becoming a film and video editor than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.