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Tape Recording Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$61,072 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,166

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tape Recording Machine Operator is $61,072 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Tape Recording Machine Operator is between $44,423 and $74,929. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
Tape Recording Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Sound Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 13,370

Estimated population of Tape Recording Machine Operator jobs: 1,795

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$70,799
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Tape Recording Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Feb 21
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... tape etc. • Maintain machine maintenance e.g. oil and cleaning • Comply with company and ... records, logs, time sheets etc. • Comply with company and department SOP's, job description(s ...
Machine Operator (Nights and Weekend Shifts)
Apr 23
Chicago Heights, IL, USA
voestalpine Nortrak
Read work orders, ITP's, blue prints, rulers and tape measures. * Add and subtract whole numbers ... Our reputation is based on our successful track record. We work as a team to proactively solve ...
Multi Machine Operator - Plastics
Apr 29
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Masis Professional Group
A great machine operator needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must also ... Keep records of approved and defective units or final products * Perform routine machine ...
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May 1
Roselle, IL, USA
Barton Staffing Solutions
You will be a Machine Operator for a company that is rated top 5 in Illinois and top 200 in the US. ... Proficient in using hand measuring devices such as tape measure, caliper & micrometer. Apply NOW by ...
Thermoforming Machine Operator - 3rd Shift
May 8
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We are seeking a Thermoforming Machine Operator to join our team! You will help oversee operational ... Log and record readings for equipment and procedures Qualifications: * Previous experience in plant ...
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