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Careers in Field Recording, Boom Operating and More.
Alternate Titles: Boom Person, Boom Man, Boom Woman
Job Description: 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.
Salary: $25,000 to $100,000
Field Recording Mixer
Alternate Titles: Production Sound Mixer
Job Description: The Field Recording Mixer works on a production to capture all dialogue and provide a rough mix for the picture edit.
Average Annual Salary: $47,000