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Quality Control Projectionist Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$37,770 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Quality Control Projectionist is $37,770 a year and $18 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Quality Control Projectionist is between $28,780 and $45,187. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Quality Control Projectionist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Operates motion picture projector to inspect home movie film and visually examines slides for defects to determine need for reprocessing and repair: randomly selects specified number of home movie reels and inserts reels in magazine of projector.
  • Threads film through projector onto take-up reel.
  • Starts projector and adjusts lens to focus image on screen.
  • Examines projected image to detect defective exposure or color density and presence of scratches or foreign matter.
  • Records findings on quality control sheet and notifies processing department personnel regarding need for machine adjustments or customer regarding defective camera lens.
  • Measures width of film to determine accuracy of slitting, using precision measuring instrument, and notifies slitting department personnel when width is not within specified tolerances.
  • Examines specified number of randomly selected photographic slides to detect scratches or defects in color density, accuracy, and exposure.
  • Records type defect and reprocessing required on quality control form and routes form and defective slides to processing department.
  • Conveys acceptable reels and slides to packaging department.
  • Collects daily reports from production personnel, totals production figures, and calculates production averages to determine whether quotas have been met.
Quality Control Projectionist Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Quality Control Projectionist jobs: 177

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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