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.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 7366 -9.60 11
United States 51,20044,200 -13.70 770770

Job outlook

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


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 16.009.9111.76 15.1019.2923.71
Alaska 24.7216.2121.40 26.5729.1130.67
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.1619.9825.17 27.3629.5030.84

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
695 7.237.3 28.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation7
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 46
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

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

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