Salary for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Also known as:  Bottle Capper, Bottle Line Worker, Bottle Packer, Can Filler, Can Sealer, Keg Filler, Potato Chip Packaging Machine Operator, Tea Bag Packer helps manufacturing professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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These workers prepare consumer and industrial products for storage and shipment. This job may or may not be dangerous, depending on the types of products being stored and shipped. A high school degree or GED is almost always necessary to be considered for this job. Most of the time, an employer will require up to one year of formal on-site job training as well.

A Packaging or Filling Machine Operator usually gets an average salary of around 16000 - 24000 based on levels of tenure. Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders will normally receive an average pay level of Twenty Seven Thousand Six Hundred dollars per annum.

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders can receive the best compensation in Wyoming, where they earn an average pay rate of close to $32860. They obtain the highest pay in Management of Companies and Enterprises, where they receive wages of $32750.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 14.35 percent nationwide in that time.
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $32,750
Management of Companies and Enterprises $30,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $29,250
Manufacturing $28,920
Construction $27,550
Transportation and Warehousing $27,430
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $20,040
Other Services (except Public Administration) $22,370
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $22,980
Health Care and Social Assistance $23,070
Retail Trade $24,560
Wholesale Trade $26,290