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Motion Picture Projectionists in Pennsylvania

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Motion Picture Projectionists in Pennsylvania

Is Pennsylvania a good place for you to work as a Motion Picture Projectionist?

-10% Jobs Projection
$18,830 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Motion Picture Projectionists Work in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, there were 280 people working as Motion Picture Projectionists in the year 2018.

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

Motion Picture Projectionists in PA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Pennsylvania

Jobs for Motion Picture Projectionists in this state are not growing, but it is a similar decline to the national projection of -10.3% decline.

Job Projections for Motion Picture Projectionists: Nation vs. PA

Pennsylvania Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 260 jobs for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania?

In 2018 wages for Motion Picture Projectionists ranged from $16,470 to $29,320 with $18,830 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $7.92 to $14.09. The median hourly rate was $9.05.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $8.79 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.26.

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

Motion Picture Projectionists Earnings: PA vs. National Average

Top Pennsylvania 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 470 $26,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 250 $18,660

Top States for Motion Picture Projectionists Employment

View the list below to see 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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