|Salary||$18,040 - $47,678|
|Bonus||$154.56 - $2,508|
|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).)
|$18,644 - $36,752|
|Hourly Rate||$8.85 - $15.57|
|Overtime||$12.32 - $22.94|
|Bonus||$154.56 - $2,508|
|Total Pay (||$18,644 - $36,752|
Job Description for Packer
A packer is charged with making sure that a company's shipments are sent to customers with the proper labeling and correct inventory inside the package. They are tasked with wrapping and sealing the shipment once the proper items are inside and ensuring that the package is tagged properly and sent to the correct place, along with being marked with a weight and time-stamped. The packer may work with several different types of packaging, including boxes and clear containers. One of the most important parts of the packer's job is the ability to follow directions and company procedures to eliminate the threat of workplace injuries and ensure packages are sent out accurately. A packer must be able to work in a team setting to meet company and individual goals.Read More...
Packers generally work a physically demanding job and must be able to lift a specific amount of weight as defined by their employer, as well as bend and lift. Much of the packer's time is spent sitting or standing in a warehouse environment.
In general, a packer is required to have a high school diploma or equivalent. While experience in a similar position is often preferred, it is generally not necessary. Some packing jobs require the use of a forklift. Packer jobs also requires mathematical skills to ensure the right amount and cost of products are in the package.
- Package, ship and inspect outgoing packages of goods.
- Record data on shipment of packages both inbound and outbound.
Packer Job Listings
Popular Employer Salaries for Packer
Many Packers can be found at Amazon.com Inc, Frito-Lay, Inc., Tyson Foods, Inc., Angelica Textiles Corporation, and Dart Container Corporation, firms that are at the top of the field. Frito-Lay, Inc. pays the most with a median salary of $34K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $15K to a high of $52K.
Pay by Experience Level for Packer
Pay by Experience for a Packer has a positive trend. An entry-level Packer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 496 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Packer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Packer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 78 salaries. A Packer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 31 salaries.
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