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Sewing Room Grip Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$52,978 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$911

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sewing Room Grip is $52,978 a year and $25 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Sewing Room Grip is between $39,074 and $64,567. 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:
  • 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.
Sewing Room Grip Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 30,390

Estimated population of Sewing Room Grip jobs: 177

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,416
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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