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Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Bind books or other publications by hand or machine.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$23.33 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -17.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate equipment to print images or bind printed images together.
  • Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements.
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products.
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Job Title Examples:

Book Conservator
Custom Bookbinder
Machine Operator

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