Career Outlook for Packers and Packagers, Hand

Also known as:  Bagger, Carton Wrapper, Egg Packer, Gift Wrapper, Grocery Store Bagger, Meat Packager, Meat Wrapper, Utility Bagger
The overall job outlook for Hand Packer or Packager careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 22.40 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.73 percent per year. Demand for Packers and Packagers, Hand is expected to go up, with an expected 47,930 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.89 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Packers and Packagers, Hand in the following states
California 93,600
Illinois 47,310
Ohio 41,850
Pennsylvania 35,090
Texas 34,650
Florida 31,870
New York 30,870
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Packers and Packagers, Hand
Virgin Islands 150
Guam 240
District of Columbia 420
North Dakota 640
Vermont 720
Alaska 780
Wyoming 870