Bindery Machine Operators


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Bindery Machine Operators

Bindery Machine Operators - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Bindery jobs are concentrated near large urban areas such as New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. More than half of all bookbinders and bindery workers work for commercial printing plants.

Major employers:

  • Commercial printing plants
  • Paper product manufacturers
  • Newspaper publishers

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is declining due to increased popularity of electronic books and other electronic media. Opportunities for hand bookbinders will be limited as only a small number of companies do this type of highly-specialized work. 

Bookbinders and Bindery Workers (CIS 100256)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
2,547
Medium
&
-1.5%
5.8%
>>>>
327
Moderate
  Champaign Area
45
Small
&
-2.2%
7.0%
>>>>
5
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
150
Large
&
-0.7%
5.0%
>>>>
19
High
  Cook County
1,103
Medium
&
-1.9%
5.6%
>>>>
141
Moderate
  Decatur Area
16
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
163
Medium
&
8.0%
9.7%
>>>>
23
Moderate
  Du Page County
356
Medium
&
-4.2%
5.4%
>>>>
43
Moderate
  Edwardsville Area
26
Small
&
-3.8%
5.1%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
52
Medium
&
3.8%
7.0%
>>>>
7
Moderate
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
26
Small
&
-15.4%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
170
Medium
&
3.5%
8.6%
>>>>
24
Moderate
  McHenry County
67
Medium
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
9
Moderate
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
21
Small
&
-4.8%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
61
Medium
&
1.6%
3.6%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
101
Small
&
1.0%
7.3%
>>>>
14
Moderate
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
15
Very small
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rock Island-Moline Area
19
Very small
&
-5.3%
5.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Rockford Area
41
Small
&
2.4%
7.6%
>>>>
5
Few
  Springfield Area
18
Very small
&
-5.6%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
31
Small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
4
Few
  Vermilion County
7
Very small
&
-14.3%
4.9%
>>>>
0
None
  Will County
70
Small
&
4.3%
9.1%
>>>>
9
Few
United States
45,200
Small
&
-14.8%
3.7%
>>>>
4,300
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.