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Cinema or Theatre Assistant

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Cinema or theatre attendants, also known as ushers, work in the foyer and auditorium of a cinema or theatre. They sell tickets and refreshments, control access to the theatre and auditoriums, show people to their seats and clean the cinema or theatre.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over. Some assistants can earn around £8.00 an hour.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2022
2774
3.7 %
FALL
2027
2674

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

With experience, and depending on your venue, you could move on to become a cashier, team leader or manager. See job profile for Cinema or Theatre Manager.

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