About the Research
For a second year in a row, LASSO polled senior executives in the event industry about what they pay their crew. The purpose of this annual survey is to better understand pay trends in the market and enable industry leaders to benchmark their own crew pay rates with those found in the industry. The data found in this report represents the national average wage rates for 14 common live event crew positions. The hourly rates listed in the analysis are based on a 10 hour day. Regional survey results are available upon request. Please contact LASSO for a brief consultation to review these results.
The crew positions reviewed in this report include:
- Stage Manager
- Technical Director
- Video Engineer 1 (V1)
- Video Engineer 2 (V2)
- Stagehand/General Labor
- Graphics Operator
- Pandora Operator
- Spyder Operator
- Lighting Director (LD)
- Audio Engineer 1 (A1)
- Audio Engineer 2 (A2)
- Camera Operator
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