Print Binding and Finishing Workers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
89%
risk level
POLLING
84%
Based on 16 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-24.8 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$36,970
or $17.77 per hour
Volume
39,030
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.3/10

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Automation risk

89% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

84% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's very probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 89% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Print Binding and Finishing Workers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Print Binding and Finishing Workers' job openings is expected to decline 24.8% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Print Binding and Finishing Workers' was $36,970, or $17 per hour

'Print Binding and Finishing Workers' were paid 20.2% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 39,030 people employed as 'Print Binding and Finishing Workers' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Print Binding and Finishing Workers'.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 51-5113.00

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