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Average Salary for Berry Plastics Corporation Employees

Berry Plastics Corporation employees typically bring home $49K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Berry Plastics Corporation employees is your job title, though your experience level and where you live play a role as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Berry Plastics Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Berry Plastics Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]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  
[+]Product Development Engineer (2)
$48,493 - $99,648  
[+]Product Development Engineer (2)
Salary$47,560 - $89,666  
Bonus$1,447 - $11,101  
Total Pay$48,493 - $99,648  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (2)
$51,797 - $97,496  
[+]Production Supervisor, Manufacturing (2)
Salary$48,433 - $90,086  
Total Pay$51,797 - $97,496  
[+]Plant Manager, Manufacturing (2)
$85,417 - $182,177  
[+]Plant Manager, Manufacturing (2)
Salary$74,472 - $141,997  
Bonus$7,357 - $46,654  
Total Pay$85,417 - $182,177  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 7 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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The highest average salaries go to Plant Managers of Manufacturing, who bring in close to $110K, though Senior Mechanical Engineers are not far behind at about $82K along with Production Supervisor, Manufacturings (around $76K) and Product Development Engineers ($70K). Among the lower-paid positions at Berry Plastics Corporation are IT Business Analysts — typical salaries for this role approach $43K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $45K. Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns around $50K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (38 percent) have a tenure of 20 years or more and bring home approximately $83K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K per year) can be spotted in Baltimore; Hot Springs ($73K), Lancaster ($54K), and Evansville (about $46K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to $90K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings receive bigger paychecks (about $85K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn around $76K per year. Berry Plastics Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) — these employees rake in $87K annually.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $91K. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Project Management, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Berry Plastics Corporation lets only one in three workers take paid vacation and only one in five workers take sick leave. Almost all employees contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. A fair portion of workers can count on health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and gym membership.

Key Stats

29 %
71 %
$39,731 - $57,249
$39,453 - $90,944
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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