AMC Theatres Careers

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Overall
3.4 of 5
Culture & Values
3.4
Work/Life Balance
3.4
Senior Management
3.1
Compensation and Benefits
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.1

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AMC (originally short American Multi-Cinema) is the world’s largest movie theater chain. It was established in 1920, and, after acquiring three theater chains in 2016 it became the biggest one in the world. Currently, there are more than 1,006  AMC theaters and 11,091 screens throughout the world, with most locations in the U.S. and Europe. The industry leader employs nearly 40,000 full time and part-time employees in different career areas. Whether you see your self in a crew member or management position, you can expect great employee perks and benefits. Apply for an open position today and start your career at AMC Theatres.

Benefits

AMC Theatres offers excellent benefits to its employees including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development

We currently have 63 open positions across 44 locations spread over 50 states.

Headquarter

Leawood, Kansas, U.S.

Employee

10,000+

Revenue

$1B to $5B

Industry

Restaurants, Travel, Leisure

Website

amctheatres.com

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Frequently asked questions about AMC

How much do AMC workers get paid?

Salaries at AMC Theaters vary depending on the job. For example, the average yearly salary for a Film Crew Member is $9, $6 for a Bartender, $11 for a Supervisor, while a Manager makes $14 an hour.

Can 14-year-olds work at AMC?

When it comes to employing minors, AMC does offer job opportunities starting from the age of 14. However, they have to obtain work permits, and their working hours are limited.

Do AMC employees get free movies?

Yes, AMC employees are eligible for free movies for them and one selected guest. Other than that, there is a 50% employee discount off food.

What do AMC employees wear?

AMC employees are required to wear a company-provided T-shirt, along with black pants, shoes, and socks.

Does AMC pay weekly?

No, employees at AMC Theaters get paid every two weeks (biweekly).

Does AMC do drug tests?

Generally, AMC Theaters does not drug test employees. They will only drug test if there is suspicion of drug use.

How do I apply for a job at AMC Theaters?

To apply for a job at AMC Theaters, check out a job of interest. Once you’ve found one, press the “Apply Now” button next to open positions or click the “See more jobs” button to see similar positions near you. You can search by location, market type, work type, or keyword. After that, just follow further instructions.

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AMC Theatres awards and recognitions

Some of the company awards and recognitions include: 

 

2020

  • Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes Magazine

2019

  • Best Employers for New Grads, Forbes Magazine

2010

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT EqualityHuman Rights Campaign

AMC Theatres cares

AMC empowers our associates to get involved with their communities by allowing paid time-off to support the charity of their choice. We also match their personal donations on a dollar-for-dollar basis.

AMC Theatres reviews

Title

Location

Rating - Job Title

Comment

4.0

Marketing Supervisor

Columbia, SC - March 5, 2020

Productive experience

Good, flexible job, a great environment, especially for a first job, that prepares you for many more specialized careers in service, management, and entertainment.

5.0

Guest Services representative

Columbus, OH - March 5, 2020

Fun place to work

I developed a greater understanding of customer service. It was a friendly environment to work in. I enjoyed interacting with the customers and training new employees.

4.0

AMC Crew Member

Overland Park, KS - March 4, 2020

good first job

They truly care about you as an individual but the pay isn’t great for someone who is living alone. it’s a great first job if you’re 14-16 but after that you’re going to need more than what they offer i have nothing but love for them

2.0

Marketing Manager

Leawood, KS - March 4, 2020

High velocity, low compensation and recognition

The company has a new product every week with the movies, but expectations to work at a level above your title without compensation is prevelant. Very few are promoted from within, they hire new. There are standard benefits and free movies are a plus.

4.0

Film Crew Member

Ridgefield Park, NJ - March 4, 2020

Film Crew

At this company I enjoyed working in the concession stand. I learned to adapt to others personalities and work quickly and efficiently under pressure; however, many of the mangers were unethical and not trained correctly.

3.0

CREW MEMBER

Brandon, FL - March 2, 2020

It was just a regular job it was fun while it lasted

the job is only difficult on the weekends and holidays it's an easy job when it's dead, and the benefits of free movies made the job worth while it was a fun job.

4.0

Crew Member

Skokie, IL - February 27, 2020

Anything can happen

In seconds, a relatively dead theater can turn into the equivalent of a packed concert. Being able to complete tasks quickly and efficiently is a must. There are definitely easier days and rushes are bearable, just be prepared to tackle any issue that gets dished out. you'd be surprised at some of the problems you'd have to face.

4.0

Crew Leader

Indianapolis, IN - February 26, 2020

Stressful

A lot of the managers are willing to help you succeed but most are just there to bring stress The pay is too low for the amount of work and hours I put in

4.0

AMC Crew Member

Hodgkins, IL - February 24, 2020

Good first job

Everybody was nice for the most part and very understanding. From management to the crew everybody had some sort of teamwork ethics which I appreciated. My only complaint was the pay being under minimum wage.

4.0

Marketing Supervisor

Columbia, SC - March 5, 2020

Productive experience

Good, flexible job, a great environment, especially for a first job, that prepares you for many more specialized careers in service, management, and entertainment.

4.0

Busser/Food Runner

Chadds Ford, PA - February 21, 2020

Busy and good environment

I either was either a busser or runner and both positions were decent. The other employees were nice to get along with. The managers helped but sometimes didn't do too much.

4.0

Supervisor

Seattle, WA - February 21, 2020

Pretty Okay

It isn't a hard job, fantastic for someone just entering the workforce or looking for part time work while they attend school. Don't expect to make a career out of it, and don't expect to stay there very long: you will eventually get sick of retail. The company likes to promote from within and the discounts on food and the free movie tickets are fantastic. In terms of theater jobs, it is a better company to work for than a lot of others.

4.0

Cashier

Dublin, OH - February 19, 2020

Good High school/ College job

Great for people still in school. Managers were super nice. They gave you all the days you need off of, fun lace to be! Also got free movies which is always a plus.

4.0

AMC Crew Member

Houston, TX - February 19, 2020

It’s an ok job, good for one of your first

The job is ok, it isn’t hard, you just have to be a pretty quick learner bc they will throw you out there like you know stuff already and expect you to keep up.

4.0

Concession Worker, Box Office, Usher

Castle Rock, CO - February 19, 2020

Good working environment for a first job.

This job was perfect for a high school student wanting to make a little money. Nothing about this place was off or not fun to work at. I have not worked there in four years so I am not sure how it is now. But I am sure it has not changed much.

4.0

Consessions

Olean, NY - February 19, 2020

Not Bad

I actually mostly enjoyed working here even though I felt a bit out of place with some fellow employees, maybe that's my fault, I don't think it was. Certain people were really awful but most of management at the time was really great!

4.0

Marketing Supervisor

Columbia, SC - March 5, 2020

Productive experience

Good, flexible job, a great environment, especially for a first job, that prepares you for many more specialized careers in service, management, and entertainment.

4.0

Cook

Holly Springs, NC - February 12, 2020

Fun place to work, decent pay

The management was pretty decent, except for a few people. Overall work day was pretty easy. The meals that were being prepared were easy to learn. The pay was pretty good, and you have the opportunity for overtime.

4.0

Crew Member

Hoover, AL - February 11, 2020

Great 1st job but terrible pay

I definitely learned a lot at this job. I enjoyed being around my co-workers all the time. I never felt completely alone. However, the pay was absurdly low for the amount of work I put in. It's moderately easy to work your way up in the company. The hardest part was the rushes and horrible customers. The lines would be out the doors almost every weekend. I enjoyed the fast-paced environment and the number of hours I was getting. They gave me tons of hours (25+ per week). I got paid bi-weekly and made minimum wage. I also enjoyed moving around. We all rotated between box office, concession, usher, and podium.

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