Audio Guy

Rates and Terms


  • Full Day  (up to 10 hours)
  • Half Day (5 hours or less)
  • Overtime (after 10 hours in a day)
  • Basic ENG Kit (1 day minimum)
  • Wireless Microphone Kit (1 day minimum)
  • Transcription Kit (1 day minimum)
  • Cassette Tapes
  • Mileage (Outside DC Metro Area)



  • $ 350.00
  • $ 250.00
  • $   52.50/hour
  • $   50.00/day
  • $   30.00/day
  • $   20.00/day
  • $     3.00/each
  • $     0.550/mile

  • Day rates are portal to portal.
  • Half day bookings are accepted no earlier than three days in advance.
  • Half day bookings must start or end between noon and 2pm or after 7pm.
  • Jobs including hours between midnight and 7am are minimum full day rate.
  • Jobs on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are minimum full day rate.
  • Operator must be hired when equipment is provided.
  • Basic ENG Kit includes mixer, boom microphone, boom, windscreens, other wired microphones as required.
  • Wireless Kit provides one audio path (one transmitter and one receiver).
  • Mileage rate is prescribed by IRS guidelines and is subject to change.
  • Travel expenses such as per diems and accommodations are determined in advance.
  • Charges are invoiced weekly and/or upon final day of work.  Payment due 30 days after invoice date.
  • Cancellations must be received more than 24 hours before call time or charges are billed in full.
  • All of the above is open to advance negotiation.

Updated: 7/2009