Salary for Packers and Packagers, Hand

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The main responsibility of workers in this field is to pack or package products or materials by hand. This occupation is not dangerous, but it does require workers to stand or bend for long periods of time. To become a hand packer or packager, a high school diploma is usually required. Before beginning official work, a few months to a year of job training may be required before official work can begin.

A Hand Packer or Packager will normally get salaries ranging from $20,630 to $39,580 based on education and experience. get salaries of twenty-nine thousand two hundred and seventy dollars per year.

make the most money in Alaska, where they get an average salary rate of near $35,390. Employees in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Public Administration, where they can get an average job salary of $45,690.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 56.81 percent nationwide in that time.


Packers and Packagers, Hand tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Transportation and Warehousing
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
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