Print Binding and Finishing Workers (51-5113)

Occupation description:  Bind books and other publications or finish printed products by hand or machine. May set up binding and finishing machines.

For an explanation of the data, click on the question mark next to the heading.

Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 6359 -6.35 38
United States 54,00047,600 -12.03,900 2,8006,050

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.3610.2012.08 15.4019.6824.12
Alaska 21.7313.5917.87 22.3526.5029.28

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
715 7.037.7 29.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation10
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation6
UI claimants previously working in occupation4
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 52
Number of job position postings 1
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 52.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training