Sound Effects Manager

Coordinate activities of workers in preparing and producing sound effects.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $93,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sound Effects Managers do?

Coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing and producing sound effects for radio, film, and video tape productions: Assigns duties to SOUND-EFFECTS TECHNICIAN and other studio personnel engaged in producing sound effects for various productions. Consults with production management personnel, DIRECTOR, RADIO or SOUND CUTTER, and SCREEN WRITERS, to determine special sound effects required for production presentation.

Should I be a Sound Effects Manager?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • 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: Sound Effects Person

    How to become a Sound Effects Manager

    Most Sound Effects Managers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:a9uhee&chl=|no+college+%2841%25%29|certificate+%2831%25%29|associate%27s+%2822%25%29|bachelor%27s+%283%25%29|doctorate+%283%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,41
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