• Motion Picture Projectionists
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  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 42,720
    $40,840 range bar $45,760
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
    Image of growth rate score 5
    Very Fast Growing
  • Motion Picture Projectionists set up and operate motion picture projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

What do they typically do

  • Open and close facilities according to rules and schedules
  • Inspect movie films to ensure that they are complete and in good condition
  • Inspect projection equipment prior to operation to ensure proper working order
  • Operate equipment to show films in a number of theaters simultaneously
  • Set up and adjust picture projectors and screens to achieve proper size, illumination, and focus of images, and proper volume and tone of sound
  • Monitor operations to ensure that standards for sound and image projection quality are met
  • Operate special-effects equipment, such as stereopticons, to project pictures onto screens
  • Start projectors and open shutters to project images onto screens

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +4.6%
Job Openings 3

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