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Employment in U.S. publishing industries 2001-2020

In January 2020, over 766 thousand people were estimated to be working in print or software publishing companies, up from the 749.9 thousand people recorded in January of the previous year. Whilst the number has been increasing for the most part over the last five years, the number of people employed in publishing is still far lower than the one million recorded back in 2001.

Total employment in U.S. publishing industries from 2001 to 2020

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Release date

April 2020


United States

Survey time period

2001 to 2020

Special properties

as of January of the respective year / includes newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers and software publishers / excludes internet publishers

Supplementary notes

Figures are seasonally adjusted.
Figures for 2001 to 2009 come from previous publications.

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