Salary for Packers and Packagers, Hand

Also known as:  Bagger, Carton Wrapper, Egg Packer, Gift Wrapper, Grocery Store Bagger, Meat Packager, Meat Wrapper, Utility Bagger helps transportation professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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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 gets salaries of around 16000 and 24000 based on experience and talent. Packers and Packagers, Hand will most likely receive an average pay level of Twenty Two Thousand One Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Packers and Packagers, Hand make the most money in the District of Columbia, where they can receive salary pay of close to $25570. People working these jobs are compensated at the highest average salary in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get average pay levels of $40100.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 18.33 percent nationwide in that time.
Packers and Packagers, Hand tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $40,100
Transportation and Warehousing $26,690
Educational Services $25,720
Manufacturing $24,100
Wholesale Trade $24,050
Accommodation and Food Services $23,150
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $18,270
Retail Trade $19,580
Health Care and Social Assistance $19,580
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $19,620
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $20,340
Other Services (except Public Administration) $21,110