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Motion Picture Projectionists in Illinois

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Motion Picture Projectionists in Illinois

Considering a career as a Motion Picture Projectionist in Illinois?

-11% Jobs Projection
$22,480 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

While jobs for Motion Picture Projectionists in Illinois are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Motion Picture Projectionists in Illinois is expected to decrease.

  • Motion Picture Projectionists in Illinois earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Motion Picture Projectionists Work in Illinois?

250 people worked as Motion Picture Projectionists in 2018 in this state.

There were 590 Motion Picture Projectionists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 340 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Motion Picture Projectionists in IL Employment Trend

The typical state has 100 Motion Picture Projectionists working in it, which means Illinois has more Motion Picture Projectionists than average.

Motion Picture Projectionists in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Motion Picture Projectionists in this state are declining at a rate of 10.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -10.3%.

Job Projections for Motion Picture Projectionists: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 490 jobs for Illinois Motion Picture Projectionists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 5,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Motion Picture Projectionists Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Motion Picture Projectionists ranged from $19,160 to $44,620 with $22,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.21 to $21.45. The median hourly rate was $10.81.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $9.69 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.12.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Motion Picture Projectionists Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Motion Picture Projectionists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Motion Picture Projectionists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 90 $25,030

Top States for Motion Picture Projectionists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Motion Picture Projectionists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Florida 700 $20,820
Texas 440 $23,220
New Jersey 420 $24,150
Pennsylvania 280 $18,830
Illinois 250 $22,480
Ohio 230 $23,170
California 160 $29,380
New York 140 $38,150
Oklahoma 110 $18,830
Arizona 110 $21,860
Tennessee 100 $22,350
Montana 100 $25,160
Iowa 100 $18,160
Massachusetts 90 $28,590
Utah 80 $21,150
Kentucky 80 $19,720
Michigan 60 $24,550
Kansas 50 $20,050
Hawaii 50 $42,510
Georgia 50 $23,350

Below are the states where Motion Picture Projectionists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Hawaii $42,510
New York $38,150
California $29,380
Massachusetts $28,590
Montana $25,160
Washington $24,990
Oregon $24,910
Michigan $24,550
New Jersey $24,150
Georgia $23,350

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