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Editing Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,968 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,164

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Editing Machine Operator is $60,968 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Editing Machine Operator is between $44,347 and $74,801. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$70,679
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Editing Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CNC Millworker - Schaumburg
May 11
Schaumburg, Illinois, USA
United Woodworking, Inc.
Experience writing and editing computerized numerical control programs. * Experience setting up and operating CNC machines with understanding of cutting tool selection and application. * Advanced ...
CNC Millworker
May 3
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United Woodworking, Inc.
Experience writing and editing computerized numerical control programs. * Experience setting up and operating CNC machines with understanding of cutting tool selection and application. * Advanced ...
Data Entry Specialist
Apr 30
Countryside, IL, USA
Alternative Staffing Inc
Excellent editing skills. * Detail oriented, excellent follow through, ability to multi-task, well ... We are veteran owned and operated from three Chicagoland area offices. With more than 20 years ...
Program Coordinator
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
Triage Cancer
Operating office machines, such as phones, photocopiers, scanners, printers, iPads, and computers ... Typing, formatting, proofreading, and editing correspondence and other documents * Managing ...
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