Number employed in 2006: 11,000
Percent change in 2016: -8.4 percent
Education/training: Short-term on-the-job training.
2006 median salary: $20,180
Job outlook: The movie industry has become increasingly concerned that digital movie piracy could threaten theater attendance. Also, more theaters in the future will be capable of projecting films digitally.
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(Globe Staff/Essdras M Suarez)