I'm hoping for some ideas on pay rates around the country. I'm sure it varies by location, and school situations probably don't apply. So... Here I am in a new Peforming arts center w/o a paid TD. Everyone's paid by the hour. 1. How much should (or "would" in your own theatre) the person who gets handed a tech rider for a touring company doing a one day gig of, let's say, The Golden Dragon Acrobats, get paid to be in charge of talking to their tech director, run the prehang, find crew, be there for the day of the gig etc. 2. How much would you pay someone to come help load in, then stay for opening/closing the main rag, and maybe one other fly cue of some kind? 3. How bout spot operators? Does it matter if they have ever or never done it before? 4. Would anyone ever get paid one amount to unload a truck, then a different amount when time came to run a follow spot, then different to load up the truck again? Feel free to add any other scenarios to the situation as needed and how it's done in your theatre. Thanks!