Labor Market Information
Occupational Employment Statistics
DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
51-5113 Print Binding and Finishing Workers
Bind books and other publications or finish printed products by hand or machine. May set up binding and finishing machines.
Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
First Quarter 2020
Leading Industries for Print Binding and Finishing Workers
OES Employment (Statewide)
OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities
Professional and Business Services
Education and Health Services
Other Regional Data for Print Binding and Finishing Workers
% Change 2016-2026
Duluth MN-WI MSA
Fargo ND-MN MSA
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA
La Crosse WI-MN MSA
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA
Rochester MN MSA
Northeast Balance of State
Southwest Balance of State
Northwest Balance of State
St Cloud MN MSA
Southeast Balance of State
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA
% Change 2016-2026
Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Printing Press Operators
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Task for Print Binding and Finishing Workers
Maintain records, such as daily production records, using specified forms.
Read work orders to determine instructions and specifications for machine set-up.
Set up or operate glue machines by filling glue reservoirs, turning switches to activate heating elements, or adjusting glue flow or conveyor speed.
Set up or operate machines that perform binding operations, such as pressing, folding, or trimming.
Examine stitched, collated, bound, or unbound product samples for defects, such as imperfect bindings, ink spots, torn pages, loose pages, or loose or uncut threads.
Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions or to determine whether adjustments are needed.
Prepare finished books for shipping by wrapping or packing books and stacking boxes on pallets.
Trim edges of books to size, using cutting machines, book trimming machines, or hand cutters.
Set up or operate bindery machines, such as coil binders, thermal or tape binders, plastic comb binders, or specialty binders.
Install or adjust bindery machine devices, such as knives, guides, rollers, rounding forms, creasing rams, or clamps, to accommodate sheets, signatures, or books of specified sizes.
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