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Print Binding and Finishing Workers

Job Information

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


  • Employment is expected to decline rapidly, reflecting the use of more productive machinery and the growth of electronic media.
  • Opportunities for hand bookbinders are limited because of the declining demand for this highly specialized work and the resulting decline in the number of establishments that do this work.
  • Most bookbinders and bindery workers train on the job.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $29,420/yr ($14.71/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma