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Sight Effects Specialist Salary

$66,690 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,400

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 16, 2019

The average pay for a Sight Effects Specialist is $66,690 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sight Effects Specialist is between $47,966 and $82,161. 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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Description:
  • Provides special stage lighting and sight effects for theatrical performances and directs electrical crew engaged in installing and arranging lighting and wiring equipment: studies work drawings of stage sets showing light details.
  • Confers with producing personnel and studies continuity script to determine lighting of sets and special sight effects desired.
  • Suggests changes and orders special mechanical stage contrivances to obtain mobile or stationary sight effects, such as forests burning, oceans rolling, or other scenic effects.
  • Attaches stereopticon lens on lamp and operates lamp from rear of stage to project pictures of desired effects on scrim (transparent curtain), following cue sheet.
  • Directs crew in setting up and arranging electrical equipment and lights for use on stage and in theater.
  • May originate designs for artistic lighting of sets.
Sight Effects Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Job family population: 75,940

Estimated population of Sight Effects Specialist jobs: 7,921

Rate of error: 2.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$77,312
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Sight Effects Specialist Job Listings for United States

Podcast Audio & Video Production Internship
Nov 23
Sacramento, CA, USA
GSMC Podcast Network
Ultimately, as a Podcast Video Production Intern, you should be able to bring sight and sound ... After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop · BA/BS or similar degree · 1 year of ...
APRN/PA HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY
Nov 17
Albuquerque, United States
UNM Hospitals
Were also able to think about thebig picture without losing sight of the smallest detail. * Working ... Explain the necessity of preparation, nature, and anticipated effects of procedures to patient and ...

The average pay for a Sight Effects Specialist is $66,690 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Sight Effects Specialist is between $47,966 and $82,161. 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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