Packaging Supervisor Salary
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.
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.Read More...
Daily tasks that are assigned to packaging supervisors include: ensuring all operations comply with company policy; ensuring that all workers understand and meet the goals of the facility and are working safely and efficiently; providing group activities to employees; making improvements to the facility to increase efficiency and potentially lower costs; and managing employees' shifts. Ultimately, high-quality packaging is of the utmost importance.
Packaging supervisors generally work in factory settings during traditional business hours; they usually have an office within the facility, but spend a lot of time on their feet walking around and ensuring that everything is running smoothly. They will have many workers reporting to them, and these supervisors also serve as the communication bridge between the factory and its headquarters.
Candidates for the position should generally have at least a bachelor's degree and a few years of management experience as well as have great leadership skills and verbal/written communication skills. Overtime may occasionally be required for this job.
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.
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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.