Ingest Operator Salary

The average salary for a Ingest Operator in the UK is:


Job profile for a Ingest Operator

QC and Ingest Operator , Start with a list of missing material . Material which will be needed for broadcasting a in the coming few days or weeks . The missing material is ingest and may come in a number of formats, DV, Beta SP, USB. Tapes formats can be ingest using mass ingest system like a flexi carts. More and more TV company ‘s are now delivering media content in digital formats ( MOV or XMF etc) . Once the ingest team have the relevant material in the correct format the material it checked , QC ( Quality control ) normally using 3 point spot check . Once the material has passed QC it is then Ready for TX and so can be transmitted on air. Material which failed has be requested from the client or ingested again . A normal shift is 12 hours a day 3 days on and 3 day off depending on the number of channels the Playout / Transmission company has .

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Ingest Operator Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £25,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £15,035, based on 1 respondents (a difference of -40% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £25,667, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 71% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £22,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -14% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £24,000, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 9% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Ingest Operator based on all salary survey responses is: £22,500

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Ingest Operator is £12.3.

Ingest Operator Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Ingest Operator job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£21652 $33777.12 North West
£26819 $41837.64 London
£19684 $30707.04 Yorkshire and North East
£21406 $33393.36 South West
£25343 $39535.08 South East
£20914 $32625.84 Scotland
£22144 $34544.64 Northern Ireland
£20668 $32242.08 Wales
£22882 $35695.92 Midlands
£20422 $31858.32 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Ingest Operator, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £18,453 for a worker in their 20s, £24,112 (30s), £28,541 (40s) and £28,541 (50s).
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