Average Salary for Berry Plastics Corporation Employees

The average employee at Berry Plastics Corporation takes home $49K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Berry Plastics Corporation fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More

How This Employer Pays

Berry Plastics Corporation typically pays:
below market

We couldn't find any similar companies in our data. Do you work at a similar company?

Employer: Berry Plastics Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) (3)
$33,950 - $69,057  
[-]Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) (3)
Salary$34,434 - $68,231  
Bonus$225.25 - $3,980  
Total Pay$33,950 - $69,057  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
$32,541 - $69,300  
[+]Business Analyst, IT (2)
Salary$33,574 - $63,880  
Total Pay$32,541 - $69,300  
[+]Injection Molding Technician (2)
$30,395 - $67,646  
[+]Injection Molding Technician (2)
Total Pay$30,395 - $67,646  
[+]Plant Controller (2)
$57,322 - $122,347  
[+]Plant Controller (2)
Salary$61,031 - $115,322  
Total Pay$57,322 - $122,347  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
United States (change)

About This Company

Berry plastics

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Plant Managers of Manufacturing rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $110K; Senior Mechanical Engineers come in second with typical earnings amounting to $82K, while Product Development Engineers and Human Resources Managers rank near the top as well ($70K and $66K, respectively). Near the bottom at Berry Plastics Corporation are IT Business Analysts, pulling in just about $43K.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $50K. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $45K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $81K per year.


Median pay is highest in Baltimore (around $78K annually), followed by Hot Springs (approximately $73K), Lancaster (about $54K), and Rochester ($49K). Expected earnings are below average ($46K) in Evansville, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, California offers the highest pay at approximately $90K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $85K for Engineer in Trainings; non-accredited workers make much less. Human Resources Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $66K annually. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Berry Plastics Corporation — these employees make the most at $87K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Computer Aided Design; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $88K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Berry Plastics Corporation workforce; roughly one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Project Management, AutoCAD, and Product Development are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

29 percent have paid vacation, and only about 18 percent can take paid time off for illness. Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Most workers report having health insurance, and a fair portion of workers report having dental coverage. Berry Plastics Corporation also dishes out privileges such as life insurance, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Berry Plastics Corporation


28 %
72 %
$39,731 - $57,249
$39,732 - $87,806
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.