Packaging Supervisors in the United States take home an average $16.53 per hour. Most Packaging Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Packaging Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the greater part earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,142 - $67,134
$39K
$53K
$67K
MEDIAN: $53,121
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50%
90%

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$12.21 - $24.21
$12
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$39,142 - $67,134  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,339 - $62,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.21 - $24.21  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$16.60 - $34.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,350  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,339 - $62,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Job Description for Packaging Supervisor

The main responsibility of a packaging supervisor is to ensure all products are packed safely and efficiently and maintain a sanitary environment which meets all food safety regulations.

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Packaging Supervisor Tasks

  • Hire, train, set responsibilities, and standards, supervise, and evaluate packers and other warehouse workers.
  • Liaise with other departments to determine packaging needs and confirm product orders.
  • Audit and correct safety and cleanliness issues on the warehouse floor.
  • Calculate and optimize temporary and permanent hiring with holiday and sales demands.

Common Career Paths for Packaging Supervisor


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Packaging Supervisors often transition into upper-level roles like Production Supervisor, for which the average compensation is $51K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Packaging Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Packaging Supervisors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $43K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $47K. For Packaging Supervisors, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Packaging Supervisor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $55K on average.

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Key Stats for Packaging Supervisor

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Packaging Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Packaging Supervisor Salaries

Production Management
up arrow 9%

People Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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