Salary for Motion Picture Projectionists

Also known as:  Chief Projectionist, Film Projector Operator, Motion Picture Operator, Motion Picture Projectionist, Movie Projectionist, Projector Booth Operator, Stereoptician

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Motion picture projectionists are charged with the responsibility of operating and setting up motion picture projection equipment as well as other sound projection equipment. They are detail-oriented individuals who are able to successfully thread film into magazine reels, ensure sound quality and image clarity, splice film reels and perform regular equipment maintenance. Additionally, they must be able to remove film reels after a showing and properly package the equipment for shipment. They must have an extensive working knowledge of projection equipment such as bulbs, lenses and electrical connectors in order to perform this job successfully. A high school diploma is required for employment in this field.

A Motion Picture Projectionist earns a pay level on a scale from 16000 to 24000 based on tenure level. Motion Picture Projectionists can receive salaries of Twenty Two Thousand Five Hundred dollars annually.

Motion Picture Projectionists can get the best pay in Hawaii, where they can receive a compensation of approximating $31980. People in this career group can obtain the highest pay in Educational Services, where they get an average pay rate of $31360.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.19 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Motion Picture Projectionists tend to make the most in the following industries
Other Services (except Public Administration) $31,360
Educational Services $31,100
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,770
Information $22,280
Accommodation and Food Services $21,190
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Accommodation and Food Services $21,190
Information $22,280
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $26,770
Educational Services $31,100
Other Services (except Public Administration) $31,360
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