Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Printing Press Operators (51-5112)

Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 85 74 -12.94 3 6 8
United States 175700 154900 0.0 6300 11600 15800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 19.32 12.08 14.39 18.21 23.31 28.86
Alaska 20.19 11.20 13.41 20.59 25.88 30.28
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.83 11.11 12.84 19.93 25.61 30.08

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.