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Grip Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$58,822 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,012

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grip is $58,822 a year and $28 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Grip is between $43,384 and $71,689. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Grip. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks in motion picture or television studio or set location: moves control levers and wheels to guide cranes, booms, and dollies that move cameras and other equipment.
  • Sews canvas and other materials to make and repair tents, tarps, scrims, and backings, using sewing machine.
  • Erects canvas covers to protect camera from rain on location.
  • Cuts gelatin and fiberglass light diffusers to fit metal frame of camera and inserts diffusers into frame.
  • Rigs and dismantles frames, scaffolding, backdrops, prefabricated dressing rooms, camera platforms, and tents for set in studio or on location, using carpenter's handtools.
  • May be designated according to department assigned as construction grip; production grip; sewing room grip.
Grip Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 30,390

Estimated population of Grip jobs: 177

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$68,191
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Grip Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Quality Control Technician: Lighting & Grip
Apr 17
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Adorama
ARC rents and supports the full range of Still and Motion cameras (including Lenses & Accessories), Lighting, and Grip Equipment. We are a "one-stop" destination for all sorts of shoots, carrying the ...
Customer Service Associate
Jun 18
Westport, CT, USA
Tri - Search
We are the owners and developers of brands including Gorilla Grip, Sofa Shield, Kangaroo, Grip Master, Ninja, GripMAX, Mighty Monkey and the Connecticut Home Company. We are dedicated to bringing our ...
Supervisor for the Film & Television Industry
May 20
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Eastern Effects, Inc.
Eastern Effects, Inc., proudly located and growing in Brooklyn since 1999, provides sound stages and location lighting & grip equipment rentals to the NYC Film & Television industry. Our Order ...
Data Entry Specialist with 8500 KSPH
Jun 18
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Optimize Manpower Solutions, Inc.
With a firm grip on the entire spectrum of staffing solutions, we have placed more than 500,000 skilled resources and delivered 15 million+ man-hours. "22nd Century Technologies is an Equal ...
Maintenance Supervisor
May 29
Queens, NY, USA
Elgen Staffing
Ability to twist, turn, stoop, bend, reach and grip during tour of duty. * Ability to lift 45 lbs. * Ability to stand and walk during tour of duty. * Ability to drive cargo handling equipment/jet ...
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