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Editing Machine Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$51,416 (USD)

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Last updated: April 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Editing Machine Operator is $51,416 a year and $25 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for an Editing Machine Operator is between $37,399 and $63,082. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Edits and synchronizes music, dialogue, and sound effects of motion picture film and video tape into single sound-print for film or video-tape production: loads combination sound-and-picture reproducing machine with picture and sound-track films and video tape.
  • Starts machine, views action through aperture, and listens to sound being reproduced, using earphones.
  • Notes dupe sheet for sound effects to accompany or punctuate action.
  • Determines that sound matches picture or dupe sheet indicates sound-effect insertion.
  • Stops machine at such points and marks symbol on film with grease pencil or notches symbol on video tape, using electronic device.
  • Rewinds prints onto reels by reversing action of machine.
  • Sets reels on rewinder, turns handle until both sound and picture are unwound to points marked by symbol, and splices sound effect into sound print.
Editing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Editing Machine Operator jobs: 5,270

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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