Audio Operator (TV Studio) - Salary and Career
Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

Audio Operator (TV Studio) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Supervise technical and operations activities, define specifications of technical resources, verify conditions of use and conservation of equipment, plan sector activities, budget operational expenses, support events, check signal pipelines, supervise, escalate and evaluate team performance .

How much does an Audio Operator (TV Studio) earn

A Audio Operator (TV Studio) earns between $1.511 and $9.924 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.557 and a median salary of $2.376 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 636 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Audio Operator (TV Studio)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.557 42.684 889 19
1º Quartile 1.511 18.131 378 8
Median Salary 2.376 28.513 594 12
3º Quartile 7.568 90.822 1.892 39
Higher Salary 9.924 119.088 2.481 52

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • technicians in operation of radio stations, television systems and video producers
        • operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

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Main workplaces

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media they work on television and radio stations during irregular working hours. They usually work as salaried employees, with a formal contract and occasional supervision, being directly subordinate to the Managers and having subordinates. They work as a team indoors at stations, in the open or in vehicles.

What does it take to work in the field of Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete higher education. The full performance of activities requires, on average, three to four years of experience in the area, plus extensive knowledge in information technology and sector-specific software.

Functions and activities of Audio Operator (TV Studio)

Operational and technical supervisors in audiovisual media must:

  • support in events;
  • support in events;
  • support events;
  • give support in events;
  • supervise teams;
  • plan sector activities;
  • supervise technical and operations activities;
  • demonstrate personal skills;

  • Activities

    • check occurrences;
    • work as a team;
    • scaling team;
    • schedule preventive system reviews;
    • evaluate operability in the scenario;
    • monitor the execution of the schedule;
    • participate in the definition of technical-operational goals;
    • work under pressure;
    • manage team composition and movement;
    • work in partnership with related areas;
    • alert about replacement of obsolete equipment;
    • contract electricity supply;
    • provide support and maintenance service request fulfillment;
    • enable team training and development;
    • coordinate technical evaluations and approvals of new systems;
    • demonstrate ability to establish priorities;
    • control the achievement of technical-operational goals;
    • request recording and broadcast script;
    • participate in team profiling;
    • demonstrate diffuse attention capacity;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • consolidate incident reports;
    • monitor traffic and media distribution;
    • demonstrate ability to communicate;
    • ensure compliance with work safety standards and legislation;
    • monitor signal quality;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • manage the life cycle of equipment and systems;
    • arrange event logistics resources;
    • hire dedicated link services;
    • budget operating expenses;
    • participate in pre- and post-demand meetings;
    • forward information about technical and operational conditions of the event to related areas;
    • request support and maintenance services;
    • manage conflicts;
    • request public and/or private security;
    • research technological trends;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • interact with manufacturers and suppliers;
    • evaluate team performance;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • write reports and/or documents;
    • define specification of technical resources;
    • monitor measuring equipment;
    • perform a technical visit to the event site;
    • demonstrate negotiation skills;
    • demonstrate attentive listening skills;
    • monitor project phases;
    • identify team needs;
    • request audio, video, data and space segment transmission lines;
    • check signal pipelines;
    • negotiate technical-operational and financial resources with relevant areas;
    • elaborate sectoral performance indicators;
    • participate in the conceptualization of projects and events;
    • demonstrate flexibility ability;
    • command activation of redundancy systems;
    • supervise interconnection of third-party signals with event production;
    • determine specific work procedures;
    • check conditions of use and conservation of equipment;
    • allocate technical resources;

    Sectors that hire Audio Operator (TV Studio) the most in the job market

    • open television activities
    • temporary labor lease
    • manufacture of measuring, testing and control apparatus and equipment
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • hotels
    • advertising agencies
    • retailer of clothing and accessories
    • higher education - undergraduate
    • movie, video and television program production activities
    • cleaning in buildings and households

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