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Occupation Profile for Motion Picture Projectionists

Set up and operate motion picture projection and related sound reproduction equipment.

 
 
 

 
 
Overview
$17,450.00 Median Annual Wage 1,000 Average Job Openings Per Year
10.5 Average Unemployment Percentage 24.2 Percentage That Completed High School
11,000 Employment Numbers in 2006 46.8 Percentage That Had Some College
11,000 Employment Numbers in 2016 (est.) 29.0 Percentage That Went Beyond College Degree

Sample Job Titles
Apprentice, Motion Picture Projectionist
Audiovisual Technician
Booth Manager
Booth Operator
Booth Supervisor
Booth Usher
Chief Projectionist
Cinema Operator
Cinematographer
Equipment Operator
Film Crew Member
Film Projector Operator
Machine Operator
Motion Picture Operator
Motion Picture Projectionist
Movie Machine Operator
Movie Operator
Movie Projectionist
Moving Picture Operator
Projection Technician
Projectionist
Projector
Projector Booth Operator
Projector Operator
Stereoptician
Theater Manager

Related Occupations

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Set up and inspect curtain and screen controls.
  • Core — Operate equipment in order to show films in a number of theaters simultaneously.
  • Supplemental — Project motion pictures onto back screens for inclusion in scenes within film or stage productions.
  • Core — Splice separate film reels, advertisements, and movie trailers together to form a feature-length presentation on one continuous reel.
  • Supplemental — Remove full take-up reels and run film through rewinding machines to rewind projected films so they may be shown again.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

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