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Printing Press Operators

in Massachusetts

Set up and operate digital, letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure, or other printing machines. Includes short-run offset printing presses.

Occupation Projection for Printing Press Operators

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
515112  Printing Press Operators 4,017 3,674 -343 -8.54 % 150 250 -34 366 High school diploma or equivalent 

Printing Press Operators Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Printing and Related Support Activities    2,150  54 % 2,010  55 % -140  -7 % $43,260
Information    360  9 % 240  7 % -120  -33 % $54,230
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    360  9 % 240  7 % -120  -33 % $54,230
Paper Manufacturing    320  8 % 240  6 % -80  -27 % $44,130
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    220  6 % 230  6 % 10  4 % $37,410
Administrative and Support Services    220  6 % 230  6 % 10  4 % $37,410
Wholesale Trade    130  3 % 120  3 % -10  -2 % $45,440
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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