For Packaging Supervisors, hourly average wages total $16.35 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Packaging Supervisors making up 57 percent of survey respondents. For the most part, Packaging Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,143 - $65,316
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$65K
MEDIAN: $50,037
10%
50%
90%

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$12.01 - $23.31
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$39,143 - $65,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$27,464 - $61,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $23.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.03  
Overtime
$16.22 - $31.56  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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).
)
$27,464 - $61,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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

  • Audit and correct safety and cleanliness issues on the warehouse floor.
  • Calculate and optimize temporary and permanent hiring with holiday and sales demands.
  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Packaging Supervisor


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A lot of Packaging Supervisors move on to become Production Supervisors, that group gets paid a slightly higher $51K on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Packaging Supervisor

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


For many Packaging Supervisors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $41K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $47K on average. After working for 10 to 20 years, Packaging Supervisors make a median salary of $48K. 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 $57K on average.

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Experience Affects Packaging Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Packaging Supervisor Salaries

Production Management
up arrow 14%

National Average
$43,000

People Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

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