Average Salary for Berry Plastics Corporation Employees

The median income for Berry Plastics Corporation employees is $50K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Berry Plastics Corporation fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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 (?
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) (5)
$35,426 - $69,927  
[-]Purchasing Agent (but not Wholesale, Retail, or Farm Products) (5)
Salary$34,182 - $66,924  
Bonus$391.15 - $6,524  
Total Pay$35,426 - $69,927  
[+]Plant Controller (2)
$55,771 - $123,744  
[+]Plant Controller (2)
Salary$59,300 - $116,273  
Total Pay$55,771 - $123,744  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
$20,066 - $38,455  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (2)
Total Pay$20,066 - $38,455  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (2)
$71,334 - $126,898  
[+]Senior Mechanical Engineer (2)
Salary$66,319 - $110,671  
Bonus$1,771 - $20,329  
Total Pay$71,334 - $126,898  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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The highest paychecks go to Plant Controllers, who earn an average about $86K per year, closely trailed by Senior Mechanical Engineers ($82K), Shipping Managers ($72K), and Human Resources Managers (around $69K). Near the bottom at Berry Plastics Corporation are Purchasing Agents, pulling in an average of just approximately $46K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($78K annually) can be spotted in Baltimore, Md.; Hot Springs, Ark. (around $73K), Lancaster, Pa. (approximately $51K), and Evansville, Ind. (about $48K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in Maryland take home the most — $75K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $48K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $46K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $72K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings earn about $80K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Human Resources Professionals with credentials; these people earn $69K annually on average. Berry Plastics Corporation workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning $65K on average.


When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $79K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Berry Plastics Corporation workforce; roughly a fourth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, and Leadership are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about a third of workers receiving paid vacation and nearly one in seven workers receiving sick leave. Nearly all employees save for retirement through Berry Plastics Corporation's 401(k) plan. Most survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Berry Plastics Corporation


34 %
66 %
$38,521 - $62,000
$44,330 - $83,268
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.
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