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Caption Writer Salary
in Maryland, United States

$50,219 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,024

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$58,218
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Caption Writer Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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