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Sound Recording Technician Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$56,206 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,074

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Recording Technician is $56,206 a year and $27 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Recording Technician is between $40,883 and $68,958. 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 Kansas City, Missouri.

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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.
Sound Recording Technician Job Prevalence in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Sound Recording Technician jobs: 1,795

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,158
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Cost of Living Score:

Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Sound Recording Technician Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

EMT / Emergency Medical Technician
Jun 24
Kansas City, MO, USA
Amphibious Medics
Ability to remain calm, react quickly, make sound decisions and respond appropriately in emergency ... Maintain medical records and medical records database for site * Maintain on-site inventory ...
Associate Engineering Technician
Jun 3
Kansas City, MO, USA
SPX
... sound, and vibration. In order to fulfill the job requirements, the incumbent must be able to ... The technician must keep up-to-date records documenting the testing process and test data. The ...
3rd Shift - Maintenance Technician
Jun 19
Kansas City, MO, USA
Kansas City Sausage Company
Maintains various activity records and logs. Observe equipment or machinery while in operation to ... Displays sound judgment, organizational skills and the ability to work independently with little ...
Certified Medical Coder
Jun 7
Overland Park, KS, USA
Hunter Hamilton
... sound and efficient manner. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Learns and applies coding principles ... record type. (35%) • Reviews and interprets medical information, physician treatment plans ...
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