2012 Minimum Rates

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US$1 = CDN$1.0801 / CDN$1 = US$0.9258
(as of 2014-07-28)
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Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Construction CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Construction Coordinator Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Head Carpenter 30.31 28.06 29.23 27.06 27.88 25.81 26.25 24.30 26.25 24.30
On Set/Stand By Carpenter 30.31 28.06 29.23 27.06 27.88 25.81 26.25 24.30 26.25 24.30
Carpenter 28.14 26.05 27.06 25.05 25.71 23.80 23.01 21.30 23.01 21.30
Assistant Carpenter 26.52 24.55 24.90 23.05 23.27 21.54 21.65 20.04 21.65 20.04

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Continuity CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Script Supervisor 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Costume CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Costume Designer Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Assistant Costume Designer 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Set Supervisor 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
1st Assistant Wardrobe 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
2nd Assistant Wardrobe 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53
*1st Buyer, Cutter, key rate
*Truck/Extras Coordinator, 2nd Buyer, 1st Hand, Seamstress/Alterations/Asst. Tailor, 1st asst. rate
*Shopper, Dresser, Wardrobe Assistant, Stitcher, 2nd asst. rate

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Greens CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Key Greens 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Lead Greens 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Assistant Greens 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Grip CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Key Grip 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Key Rigging Grip 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Dolly Grip 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Best Boy/Girl Grip 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Best Boy/Girl Rigging Grip 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Grip 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53
Rigging Grip 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Hair CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Period Hairstylist & Wigs Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Personal Hairstylist Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Head of Hair Department 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
1st Assistant Hairdresser 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
2nd Assistant Hairdresser 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Labour CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Labour/Cable 21.92 20.29 20.30 18.79 18.68 17.29 17.32 16.03 16.24 15.03

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Lighting CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Lighting Director Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Gaffer 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Rigging Gaffer 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Best Boy/Girl 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Rigging Best Boy/Girl 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Lamp Operator 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53
Rigging Lamp Operator 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53
Generator Operator 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Makeup CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Prosthetic & Special Makeup Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Personal Makeup Artist Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Head of Makeup Department 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
1st Assistant Makeup Artist 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
2nd Assistant Makeup Artist 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Paint CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Key Scenic Painter Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Head Painter 30.31 28.06 29.23 27.06 27.88 25.81 26.25 24.30 26.25 24.30
On Set/Stand By Painter 30.31 28.06 29.23 27.06 27.88 25.81 26.25 24.30 26.25 24.30
Scenic/Painter 28.14 26.05 27.06 25.05 25.71 23.80 23.01 21.30 23.01 21.30

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Property CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Property Master Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Buyer/Maker 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Assistant Property Master 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
2nd Assistant Props 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Sets CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Set Decorator Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
On Set Dresser 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Set Dec. Buyer 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
Lead Set Dresser 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
Set Dresser 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Sound CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Sound Recordist/Mixer 35.72 33.07 34.10 31.57 32.47 30.06 30.85 28.56 28.68 26.55
Boom Operator 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
2nd Boom Operator 28.14 26.05 26.52 24.55 24.90 23.05 23.27 21.54 21.11 19.54
Sound Assistant 17.86 16.53 16.24 15.03 14.61 13.53 12.99 12.03 10.82 10.02

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
SPFX CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Special Effects Co-ordinator Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable Negotiable
Key Special Effects 29.50 27.31 28.42 26.31 27.06 25.05 25.44 23.55 23.27 21.54
1st Assistant Special Effects 27.88 25.81 26.80 24.81 25.44 23.55 23.81 22.04 21.65 20.04
2nd Assistant Special Effects 25.17 23.30 24.09 22.30 22.73 21.04 21.11 19.54 18.94 17.53
Shop Assistant 21.92 20.29 20.30 18.79 18.68 17.29 17.32 16.03 16.24 15.03

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Transportation CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
Transportation Co-ordinator 24.63 22.80 23.55 21.80 22.19 20.54 20.57 19.04 20.57 19.04
Driver Captain 22.08 20.44 21.00 19.44 19.64 18.18 18.02 16.68 18.02 16.68
Vehicle Co-ordinator 22.08 20.44 21.00 19.44 19.64 18.18 18.02 16.68 18.02 16.68
Head Driver 21.11 19.54 20.02 18.53 18.68 17.29 17.05 15.78 17.05 15.78
Driver 20.02 18.53 18.94 17.53 17.59 16.28 15.97 14.79 15.97 14.79

Department Tier A Tier B Tier C Tier D Tier E
Apprentice CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$ CDN$ US$
All Departments 14.07 13.03 12.99 12.03 12.45 11.53 11.37 10.53 10.28 9.52

In no way will the negotiable rates above be less than the equivalent of key rates plus CDN$2.00 / US$1.85 per hour.
The rates in "Schedule 2" plus CDN$0.75 / US$0.69 per hour will apply for daily hires


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