Print binding & finishing workers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
17.3k
Average Age
46
Estimated Job Growth
−14.8%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$34,029
Average Male Salary
$38,676
Average Female Salary
$26,811

About

Print binding & finishing workers are most often employed by the Printing & related support activities industry. The average yearly wage for Print binding & finishing workers was $34,029 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Print binding & finishing workers by wage are Couriers & messengers, Furniture finishers, and Etchers & engravers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Print binding & finishing workers are Milwaukee County (West) PUMA, WI, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd & Wadena Counties PUMA, MN, and Huron & Ashland Counties PUMA, OH. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Print binding & finishing workers are Huron & Ashland Counties PUMA, OH, Milwaukee County (West) PUMA, WI, and Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd & Wadena Counties PUMA, MN.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Print binding & finishing workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Printing & related support activities is the industry that employs the most Print binding & finishing workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Print binding & finishing workers, by average wage, is Printing & related support activities. Print binding & finishing workers are paid most in Montgomery, Bond, Clinton, Fayette & Effingham Counties PUMA, IL but are relatively concentrated in Huron & Ashland Counties PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$34,029
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,274

In 2020, Print binding & finishing workers earned an average of $34,029, $21,925 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Furniture finishers make somewhat more than Print binding & finishing workers while Couriers & messengers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Print binding & finishing workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.303
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Print binding & finishing workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.303, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Print binding & finishing workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Print binding & finishing workers.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Print binding & finishing workers.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

17.3k
2020 Workforce
± 3,233
−9.94%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 28.5%

The number of people employed as Print binding & finishing workers has been declining at a rate of −9.94%, from 19,259 people in 2019 to 17,344 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Print binding & finishing workers employed by various industries. Printing & related support activities employs the largest share of Print binding & finishing workers at  84.3%, followed by Periodical, book, & directory publishers with 4.33% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 2.03%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Print binding & finishing workers in the US. The average age of male Print binding & finishing workers in the workforce is 46 and of female Print binding & finishing workers is 46, and the most common race/ethnicity for Print binding & finishing workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

10.6k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,522
6.79k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,023

60.8% of Print binding & finishing workers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Print binding & finishing workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Print binding & finishing workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

67% of Print binding & finishing workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 13.2% of Print binding & finishing workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Print binding & finishing workers.

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Age by Sex

46
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.19
46
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 4.43

The median age of Print binding & finishing workers is 46, and Male employees are generally 0.0205 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Print binding & finishing workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Print binding & finishing workers is Business but a relatively high number of Print binding & finishing workers hold a major in Visual & Performing Arts.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Print binding & finishing workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Print binding & finishing workers need many skills, but most especially Operation Monitoring, Critical Thinking, and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Print binding & finishing workers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Installation, and Repairing.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Print Binding and Finishing Workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Print Binding and Finishing Workers are expected to see a growth of −14.8% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Print Binding and Finishing Workers.
−14.8%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Print Binding and Finishing Workers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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