Learn about the types of people who become printing workers. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.


Employment Type Mix, 2024

77% of printing workers work in full-time roles while 23% work part-time.


Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2024

This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a printing worker. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.

More women than men are interested in becoming printing workers at a ratio of 1.16 to 1.


Actual Gender Mix, 2024

42% of printing workers are female and 58% are male.


Gender Bias, 2024

This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a printing worker and the actual gender mix of people in the career.

If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a printing worker and those who end up becoming one.

In this case there are more women interested in becoming a printing worker than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.


Ethnic Mix, 2019

The largest ethnic group of printing workers are White, making up 76% of the population. The next highest segments are Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish and Black or African American, making up 8% and 5% respectively.