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Sound Cutter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$66,438 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Cutter is $66,438 a year and $32 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Cutter is between $48,326 and $81,513. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Sound Cutter. 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

  • 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.
Sound Cutter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Sound Cutter jobs: 5,270

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Sound Cutter Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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Machine Operator
May 20
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DevOps Engineer
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Harrington Starr
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Lead Commercial Account Executive
May 24
NEW YORK, United States
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Site Reliability Engineer
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Harrington Starr
This is an exciting opportunity to help build a new cutting-edge, high-performance platform which ... Does this sound like a fit for you or someone you know? Please get in touch to learn more! I can be ...
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