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Sound Recording Technician Salary
in Abbotsford, British Columbia

$64,920 (CAD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,240

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Recording Technician is $64,920 a year and $31 an hour in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Sound Recording Technician is between $47,222 and $79,650. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sound Recording Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates disk or tape recording machine to record music, dialog, or sound effects of phonograph recording sessions, radio broadcasts, television shows, training courses, or conferences, or to transfer transcribed material to sound-recording medium: threads tape through recording device or places blank disk on turntable.
  • Moves lever to regulate speed of turntable.
  • Places cutting stylus on record.
  • Examines grooves during cutting by stylus to determine if grooves are level, using microscope.
  • Turns knobs on cutting arm to shift or adjust weight of stylus and cause grooves to be cut evenly.
  • Starts recording machine and moves switches to open microphone and tune in live or recorded programs.
  • Listens through earphone to detect imperfections of recording machines or extraneous noises emanating from recording studio or production stage.
  • Observes dials, mounted on machine, to ensure that volume level and intensity remain within specified limits.
  • Removes filled reel or completed recordings from machine and attaches identifying labels.
  • Keeps record of recordings in logbook.
  • May service and repair recording machines and allied equipment.
  • May be designated according to type of machine used as disk-recording-machine operator; tape-recording-machine operator.
  • When transcribing to disk used in production of phonograph records, may be designated dubbing-machine operator.
  • When recording live television programs in monochrome or color on magnetic tape is designated videotape-recording engineer.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$75,260
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Abbotsford is a city located in British Columbia, adjacent to the Canada–United States border, Greater Vancouver and the Fraser River. With an estimated population of 141,397 people it is the largest municipality in the province outside Metro Vancouver. Abbotsford-Mission has the third highest proportion of visible minorities among census metropolitan areas in Canada, after the Greater Toronto Area and the Greater Vancouver CMA. It is home to Tradex, the University of the Fraser Valley, and Abbotsford International Airport. As of the 2016 census, it is the largest municipality of the Fraser Valley Regional District...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Recording Technician is $64,920 a year and $31 an hour in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Sound Recording Technician is between $47,222 and $79,650. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Sound Recording Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

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