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Television Production Crew Rates

Here are ballpark figures of rates by skill.
Final pricing, invoice and payment is between the crew and the client.
Prices are ex GST

All rates have a minimum 4 hour call
Day rates are based on 8 hour call

     Crew including their equipment

Standard definition:   

SP Betacam - $1000 full day $700 half day
DVCam - $1000 full day $700 half day
Mini DV - $750 full day $500 half day

High Definition:
 

Sony F5 - $1600 - $1800 per day (depending on lens package)
Sony F55 - $1600 - $1800 per day (depending on lens package)
Canon C300 - $1400 per day
HDCAM SR - $4000 - $6000 a day
HDCAM - $2500 a day
XDCAM HD - $1500 full day -$1000 half day
P2 $1000 - $1500 full day   $700 - $1000 half day 
XDCAM EX - $1000 full day $700 half day
HDV $800 - $950 per day
DSLR (Canon 5D & 7D) - $1200 per day
F3 - $1200 per day
RED - $1500 per day


OTHER:

Steadicam - $2,200 per day

    Camera operators without gear

Camera Op.(studio/OB) - $60 per hour
Half Day Rate - $320
Hand held - $65 per hour
Camera Assistant - $400 - $450 per day (approx $40 - $45 per hour)
Data Wrangler - $500 per day
Lighting Camera Operator: $60 - $80 per hour
$500 Half Day
$750 Full day

      Sound Recordist

with basic kit (mixer, boom pole & 2 radio mics)
extra equipment is subject to negotiation with crew

4 hour - $500
10 hour-$750

Camera Links - $150 per day
Hard Disk Recorder - $150 per day

Director (Studio) $70 - $80 per hour
DA  $60 per hour
Technical Director - $70 - $80 per hour
Audio Director $70 - $80 per hour
Audio Assistant $55 per hour
CCU Operator $60 per hour
Vision Mixer $60 per hour
Tape Operator $60 per hour
EVS Operator $70 per hour
Floor Manager $60 per hour
Lighting Assist $50 per hour
Staging/OB Assist/Cable Hand $42-45 per hour

Producer  $750 - $850 per day
Production Manager $600 - 650 per day
Production Co-Ord $500 - 550 per day
Prod Assist  $400 - 450 per day

Gaffer $1000 per day
Make-Up $550 - $650 per day $350 per half day
Editor $80 - $100 per hour
Comm Tech - $60 - $65 per hour
Runner - $35 - 40 per hour