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Special Effects Specialist Salary
in Idaho, United States

$74,489 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,847

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Special Effects Specialist is $74,489 a year and $36 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Special Effects Specialist is between $52,818 and $92,224. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fabricates, installs, and activates equipment to produce special effects, such as rain, snow, explosions, and other mechanical and electrical effects as required by script for television, motion picture, and theatrical productions: reads script to determine type of special effects required.
  • Mixes chemicals to produce special effects, following standard formulas.
  • Constructs towers and similar objects used in making effects, using handtools and machine tools.
  • Fabricates parts for special effects from materials, such as wood, metal, plaster, and clay, using handtools and power tools.
  • Installs special effects, using handtools.
Special Effects Specialist Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Special Effects Specialist jobs: 1,786

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$86,353
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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