Property Custodian

Receive, store, and issue properties in motion picture studio prop room.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Property Custodians do?

Receives, stores, and issues properties in motion picture studio prop room: Examines incoming property for breaks and flaws and notifies supervisor of damage. Attaches identification tags or labels to property according to type of object. Keeps records of incoming and outgoing props, props in inventory, and rented props. May work in makeup department of motion picture or television film studio and be known as Stock Clerk, Makeup.

Should I be a Property Custodian?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Custodian, Blood Bank, Property-And-Equipment Clerk

    How to become a Property Custodian

    Property Custodians generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Property Custodian-related education!
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