There are currently an estimated 5,800 motion picture projectionists in the United States. The motion picture projectionist job market is expected to shrink by -10.3% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are motion picture projectionists?

CareerExplorer rates motion picture projectionists with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 7,700 motion picture projectionists. That number is based on the retirement of 8,300 existing motion picture projectionists.

What’s the supply of motion picture projectionists?

The motion picture projectionist industry is concentrated in Florida, Texas, Illinois

Motion Picture Projectionist job market by state

State Name Employed Motion Picture Projectionists
Florida 850
Texas 590
Illinois 590
Washington 240
New York 180
Colorado 180
California 150
Arizona 140
Oklahoma 120
Michigan 120
Massachusetts 100
Puerto Rico 90
Iowa 90
Tennessee 90
Utah 70
Kansas 60
Hawaii 50
Nebraska 50
Idaho 40
Georgia 40
Arkansas 40