Motion Picture Projectionists

Training Requirements for Motion Picture Projectionists

Motion picture projectionists need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Motion picture projectionists
Percent
Less than High School 2.8
High School 21.3
Some College 29.9
Associates Degree 14.9
Bachelors Degree 22.9
Masters Degree 8.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Motion Picture Projectionists

This represents about 6,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 less motion picture projectionists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Motion Picture Projectionists

Hourly Income

On average,motion picture projectionists make $11.90 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motion picture projectionists $8.49 $9.09 $10.62 $13.35 $16.84
Personal care and service occupations $8.45 $9.29 $10.92 $14.02 $19.47
Entertainment attendants and related workers $8.22 $8.83 $9.67 $11.55 $15.06
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, motion picture projectionists make $24,750 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motion picture projectionists $17,660 $18,920 $22,100 $27,770 $35,030
Personal care and service occupations $17,590 $19,320 $22,710 $29,170 $40,490
Entertainment attendants and related workers $17,090 $18,370 $20,110 $24,030 $31,320
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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