Packer / Packager, Hand Salary
The average wage for a Packer / Packager, Hand is $11.09 per hour. A skill in Packaging is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
|Total Pay (||$18,226 - $32,613|
|Hourly Rate||$8.63 - $15.15|
|Overtime||$12.51 - $21.50|
|Total Pay (||$18,226 - $32,613|
Job Description for Packer / Packager, Hand
A hand packer or packager is typically a person who packs a variety of products and materials. This position is found in a variety of manufacturing facilities of all sizes and within many industries. This position is one that will typically work with a team of other packagers or line workers within the manufacturing facility.Read More...
A hand packer will typically keep consistent hours. However, this is generally defined as shift work. The hours will be commensurate with the manufacturing facility’s hours, which could include overnight and weekend hours. A hand packer will generally not require a college education, but a high school diploma or the equivalent is generally recommended.
A hand packer will work among a team of other line worker under the supervision of a director. The exact demands of the position will depend on the facility and materials packing, but the duties generally include assembling cartons and containers, lining and padding cartons and containers, examining and inspecting materials, examining and inspecting containers, ensuring that package specifications are met, marking and labeling containers, marking and labeling products, moving and sorting various materials using hand tools, pacing products into proper containers, removing completed products or materials, removing defective products or materials, placing products on moving equipment conveyers, sealing containers using glues or hand tools, cleaning materials, measuring and counting products, and assisting with recording all specified data. This position requires a person who is capable of focusing on the job at hand and has an eye for detail.
Packer / Packager, Hand Tasks
- Assemble, seal and label products and their containers.
- Transport packages to customers.
- Record packaging and order information.
Pay by Experience Level for Packer / Packager, Hand
Pay by Experience for a Packer / Packager, Hand has a positive trend. An entry-level Packer / Packager, Hand with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 141 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Packer / Packager, Hand with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Packer / Packager, Hand which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 17 salaries. A Packer / Packager, Hand with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 5 salaries.
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