There are currently an estimated 178,700 printing workers in the United States. The printing worker job market is expected to shrink by -10.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are printing workers?

CareerExplorer rates printing workers with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will lose -12,000 printing workers. That number is based on the retirement of 6,500 existing printing workers.

What’s the supply of printing workers?

The printing worker industry is concentrated in California, Texas, Pennsylvania

Printing Worker job market by state

State Name Employed Printing Workers
California 14,500
Texas 10,540
Pennsylvania 10,190
Illinois 9,480
Ohio 9,120
Wisconsin 8,790
New York 8,730
Florida 8,410
Minnesota 6,250
Georgia 5,960
Missouri 5,450
North Carolina 5,020
Michigan 5,020
Indiana 4,440
Tennessee 4,300
New Jersey 4,290
Virginia 4,180
Massachusetts 3,740
Kentucky 3,360
Kansas 3,050
Colorado 2,800
Washington 2,550
South Carolina 2,410
Arizona 2,150
Connecticut 2,150
Alabama 2,100
Maryland 2,090
Iowa 2,060
Arkansas 1,900
Nebraska 1,870
Oregon 1,870
Utah 1,670
Nevada 1,390
Oklahoma 1,180
Louisiana 1,140
New Hampshire 900
Mississippi 720
Puerto Rico 670
South Dakota 620
District of Columbia 560
West Virginia 540
Idaho 520
Rhode Island 500
North Dakota 440
Maine 420
New Mexico 410
Montana 290
Hawaii 270
Vermont 250
Delaware 240
Alaska 150
Wyoming 140
Guam 40