Recording Studio Setup Worker

Arrange sound recording equipment in studio.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Recording Studio Setup Workers do?

Arranges sound recording equipment in studio preparatory to recording session following work order specifications: Reads work order to determine position of equipment and arranges equipment, such as consoles, isolation booths, microphones, tape machines, amplifiers, music stands, and musical instruments, by hand or using handtrucks and dollies. Connects equipment electrical lines to outlets according to oral or written instructions. Dismantles equipment subsequent to recording session and returns items to storage. Maintains storage area and assists in maintaining tape library.

Should I be a Recording Studio Setup Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Ice Maker, Skating Rink, Motion Picture Set-Up Worker, Recording Studio Set-Up Worker See More

    How to Become a
    Recording Studio Setup Worker

    Most Recording Studio Setup Workers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaac&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%284%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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