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Boom Operator

Expert Sources: Tim D. Lloyd
Date: February 5, 2019
Reads: 14,010

Career Overview

The role of a Boom Operator is to place and hold the boom microphone to record the dialogue for Actors during a film or television shoot and to know the basics of the use of wireless microphones and recording equipment.

Alternate Titles

Boom Person, Boom Man, Boom Woman

Avg. Salary

$72,0001

Salary Range

$37K-$121K1