The average pay for a Caption Writer is $50,219 a year and $24 an hour in Maryland, United States.
The average salary range for a Caption Writer is between $37,142 and $61,103.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.
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Operates computerized captioning system to provide captions for movies or taped television productions for hearing-impaired viewers, and to provide captions (subtitles) in english or foreign language: listens to dialogue of production and writes caption phrases for dialogue.
Watches production and reviews captions simultaneously to determine which caption phrases to leave in, which to revise, and where captions should be placed on screen.
Enters commands to edit and place captions, and to synchronize captions with dialogue.
May write captions to describe music and background noises.
May discuss captions with director, motion picture, director, television, producer, or producer.
May translate foreign language dialogue into english language captions, or translate english dialogue into foreign language captions.
May oversee encoding of captions to master tape of television production.
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