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Motion Picture Projectionists Salary Information

The salary statistics of motion picture projectionists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of motion picture projectionists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The motion picture projectionists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Motion Picture Projectionists Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$33,860
75th Percentile Wage
$26,070
50th Percentile Wage
$20,830
25th Percentile Wage
$18,260
10th Percentile Wage
$16,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for motion picture projectionists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) motion picture projectionists is $33,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,950. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 99% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $20,830 2.97%
2013 $20,230 2.02%
2012 $19,830 -2.46%
2011 $20,330 -0.20%
2010 $20,370 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for motion picture projectionists from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 2.26%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.02%. We also see in both 2011 and 2012 the salaries had negtive growth.

Table 3. Average Salary of Motion Picture Projectionists vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Motion Picture Projectionists Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of motion picture projectionists in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$29,900
Information
$20,540

Table 5. Median Annual Wage of Motion Picture Projectionists by States

From the above tables we note that not only motion picture projectionists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of motion picture projectionists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,830 to $29,340. The highest paying state for motion picture projectionists is Michigan with a median annual salary of $29,340. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,830. For more salary information of motion picture projectionists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Michigan
$29,340
Massachusetts
$28,550
Maryland
$27,830
Missouri
$25,970
Idaho
$25,610
New Jersey
$23,610
Colorado
$23,360
New York
$23,150
Illinois
$22,660
Maine
$22,650
Washington
$22,170
Nebraska
$22,030
Pennsylvania
$21,270
Virginia
$21,250
California
$20,950
Oregon
$20,870
Florida
$20,120
Louisiana
$19,950
Connecticut
$19,850
North Carolina
$19,750
Wisconsin
$19,240
Ohio
$19,190
Georgia
$19,180
Texas
$19,040
Indiana
$19,010
Arizona
$18,980
Minnesota
$18,720
Tennessee
$18,720
Alabama
$18,710
Oklahoma
$18,700
Kansas
$18,410
Utah
$18,200
Iowa
$18,120
Arkansas
$17,900
Puerto Rico
$17,830