We surveyed 1,365 printing workers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical printing worker. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a printing worker?

Low

High

Working as a printing worker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a printing worker?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a printing worker typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a printing worker?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a printing worker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for printing workers.

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Do printing workers work full-time or part-time?

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

Is being a printing worker stressful?

Low

High

Stress is not uncommon amongst printing workers, with daily work sometimes being quite demanding.

Is being organized important as a printing worker?

Low

High

Some level of organization is generally required to be a printing worker.

How competitive is the workplace for printing workers?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for printing workers.

Does being a printing worker require frequent time pressure to complete tasks?

Low

High

Printing workers will have to sometimes face time pressure on the job.

Are printing workers allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Printing workers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do printing workers have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Printing workers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.

Is being a printing worker physically demanding?

Low

High

Being a printing worker may occasionally require demanding physical activity, which may make it not a suitable career choice for everyone.

Are printing workers exposed to a wide variety of work?

Low

High

While sometimes repetitive, printing workers tend to have opportunities for variety in their work.

Does being a printing worker require attention to detail?

Low

High

As in many careers, attention to detail is quite helpful for printing workers.

Does being a good printing worker require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a printing worker.