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Optical Effects Layout Person Salary

$72,824 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,631

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 08, 2019

The average pay for an Optical Effects Layout Person is $72,824 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Optical Effects Layout Person is between $52,082 and $89,940. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Description:
  • Locates and marks frames of motion picture film to identify film segments for optical effects processing: reads work order or optical effects specifications sheets to ascertain optical effects specifications and location of subject material on original photography film.
  • Mounts single or multiple rolls of film on spindles of winding device, locates marked start frame of film, and aligns start frame in start position of synchronizer-counter device to locate and identify film frames specified for optical effects.
  • Turns crank on winding device to advance film and observes film passing over viewing light box to detect damage or unclean condition.
  • Cleans film using cleaning solutions and velvet cloth.
  • Repairs minor damage, such as torn sprocket holes, using tape.
  • Periodically stops film when viewing more than one roll simultaneously and compares numbers printed on film edges to ensure synchronization of films.
  • Stops film when counter reading matches number indicated on work order for start of first optical effect.
  • Reviews subject matter within film frame and compares to description on work order to ensure match when work order does not include reference numbers.
  • Marks reference frame of film, using film notcher, tape, or other marking device to indicate optical effect starting point.
  • Marks symbols and numbers on film edge or leader to indicate type of effect and length.
  • Advances film to additional reference frames indicated, and marks designated frames to show reference points within individual optical effects.
  • Prepares count sheet indicating position, length, and type of optical.
Optical Effects Layout Person Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Film and Video Editors

Job family population: 28,160

Estimated population of Optical Effects Layout Person jobs: 1,810

Rate of error: 4.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$84,423
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Optical Effects Layout Person Job Listings for United States

Optical Mechanical Technician II
Nov 6
Roseville, CA, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
Discusses layout and assembly procedures and problems with Process Engineer and draws sketches to ... Need familiarity with optical properties and the effects of lenses and mirrors on light beams and ...
Product Test Technician
Nov 12
Roseville, CA, USA
Certified Employment Group
... layout and assembly procedures and problems with Process Engineer and draws sketches to clarify ... optical-mechanical assemblies and components and records effects on unit performance. · Writes ...
Motion Graphics Specialist
Nov 27
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
MindBody Online
... person who loves tinkering in After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as Premiere ... Understanding of design principles, including layout, color theory, typography, etc. * Excellent ...
Motion Graphic Designer\Editor
Dec 2
us
H&L Partners
This person will be responsible for animation outputting and delivering high-quality and innovative ... Conceive, layout, and design enticing motion graphics videos for various media * Collaborate with ...
Electrical Engineer
Oct 7
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Manufacturing Company
... layout experience Experience with design of high speed electronics Experience with optical ... This person will live near north of Minneapolis or possibly in the Austin, TX area.

The average pay for an Optical Effects Layout Person is $72,824 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Optical Effects Layout Person is between $52,082 and $89,940. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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