"project management," "plumbing," and "technical support" aren't the only skills we found projection technicians list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of projection technician responsibilities that we found, including:
See the full list of projection technician skills.
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a projection technician. We found that 52.5% of projection technicians have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 8.9% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most projection technicians have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every six projection technicians were not college graduates.
The projection technicians who went onto college to earn a more in-depth education generally studied business and electrical engineering, while a small population of projection technicians studied computer science and mechanical engineering.
When you're ready to become a projection technician, you might wonder which companies hire projection technicians. According to our research through projection technician resumes, projection technicians are mostly hired by UPMC, Cardinal Health, and Johnson Matthey Plc. Now is a good time to apply as UPMC has 28 projection technicians job openings, and there are 25 at Cardinal Health and 14 at Johnson Matthey Plc.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, projection technicians tend to earn the biggest salaries at PayPal, Texas Instruments, and Applied Materials. Take PayPal for example. The median projection technician salary is $138,453. At Texas Instruments, projection technicians earn an average of $116,989, while the average at Applied Materials is $115,002. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a projection technician include IBM, Best Buy, and Apple. These three companies were found to hire the most projection technicians from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
The industries that projection technicians fulfill the most roles in are the technology and manufacturing industries. But the highest projection technician annual salary is in the technology industry, averaging $55,719. In the energy industry they make $51,041 and average about $50,942 in the health care industry. In conclusion, projection technicians who work in the technology industry earn a 20.8% higher salary than projection technicians in the construction industry.