Film and video editors rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, film and video editors rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 26% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy film and video editors are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Camera operator
3.6
$53k
Producer
3.6
$75k
Talent director
3.6
$74k
Model maker
3.6
$59k
Film and video editor
3.6
$53k
Museum conservator
3.5
$44k
Interior designer
3.5
$53k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

  • Salary: Are film and video editors happy with their salary?
  • Meaning: Do film and video editors find their jobs meaningful?
  • Personality fit: How well suited are people’s personalities to their everyday tasks as film and video editors?
  • Work environment: How enjoyable are film and video editor’s work environments?
  • Skills utilization: Are film and video editors making the best use of their abilities?

Are film and video editors happy with their salary?