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Sound Recording Technician Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$55,971 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,069

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Recording Technician is $55,971 a year and $27 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Recording Technician is between $40,712 and $68,670. 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 Cincinnati, Ohio.

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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 Cincinnati, Ohio, 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:
$64,886
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the Midwestern United States based on increase of economic output, which had a population of 2,190,209 as of the 2018 census estimates. This makes it Ohio's largest metropolitan area and the nation's 28th-largest. With a...

Sound Recording Technician Job Listings for Cincinnati, Ohio

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Corporate Director of Quality
Jun 22
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LSI Industries Inc.
Creates a continuous improvement training opportunity for the QC technicians so they are the ... A proven track record of success in a leadership position. A proven track record of successfully ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sound Recording Technician is $55,971 a year and $27 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Sound Recording Technician is between $40,712 and $68,670. 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 Cincinnati, Ohio.

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EEG Technician - Part Time or PRN
Jun 21
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Riverhills Neuroscience
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Jun 22
us
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Creates a continuous improvement training opportunity for the QC technicians so they are the ... A proven track record of success in a leadership position. A proven track record of successfully ...
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