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Printing Press Operators
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or $18.16 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (55)
Social Perceptiveness (44)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (40)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Printing Press Operators' job openings is expected to decline by -15.5% by 2031
'Printing Press Operators' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Printing Press Operators' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Printing Press Operators' was $37,770, or $18.16 hourly
'Printing Press Operators' are paid 17.5% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as printing press operators?
As of 2021 there were 145,290 people employed as Printing Press Operators within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 969 people are employed as Printing Press Operators.
Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.
SOC Code: 51-5112.00
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