I.A.T.S.E. Stagehand Rates

Cultural Services

Effective July 29, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Backstage personnel are determined by production requirements of each individual event, and are set by the Marin Center Technical Coordinator, Tony Taubert, after consultation with each User.  Stagehands, Projectionists, Lights, Sound and Wardrobe Staff, as necessary, are contracted for through the San Francisco Local No. 16, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees I.A.T.S.E., and are paid for by the User through the Marin County payroll system.  Union Stagehands, Projectionists, Light and Soundmen handle electrical and technical theatrical equipment in the Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, Showcase Theatre, Exhibit Hall and Fairgrounds.

I.A.T.S.E. hourly labor charges listed below include 10% vacation, 10.4% pension, 15% health and welfare. 
County payroll expenses listed are 6.15% Payroll Administrative, 1.45% Medicare, 4.43% workmen's comp.

Local #16 stage crew works holidays (New Year’s Day,  Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans’ Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and 1/2 day Christmas Eve, Christmas, 1/2 day New Year's Eve) at time and one-half from 8am until 12 midnight.

Department Heads
(Electrician, Carpenter, Prop man, Soundman, Projectionist, Wardrobe)

Time Period Hourly Labor Charge
First 8 hours worked 8am to 12 midnight, straight time $69.35
After 8 hours worked, time and one-half until 12 midnight $104.04
12 midnight to 8am, double-time $138.71
Auditorium, Exhibit Hall, Fairgrounds Minimum 8-hour call $554.80
Showcase Theatre – Minimum 5-hour call $346.75

Key Personnel
(Non Head of Department Crew that works the show - followspot, flyman, etc.)

Time Period Hourly Labor Charge
First 8 hours worked, 8am to 12 midnight, straight time $68.53
After 8 hours worked, time and one-half until 12 midnight $102.78
12 midnight to 8am, double-time $137.07
Show call is for shows 4 hours or less $342.65
Minimum 5-hour call $342.65

 

Extra Personnel
(Loaders and other crew)

Time Period Hourly Labor Charge
First 8 hours worked, 8am to 12 midnight, straight time $60.27
After 8-hours worked, time and one-half until 12 midnight $90.38
12 midnight to 8am, double time $120.50
Minimum 5-hour call $301.35