Packaging Supervisor Salary
Average Packaging Supervisors in the United States make around $17.34 per hour. Most Packaging Supervisors report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Packaging Supervisors are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$35,284 - $73,084|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,817|
|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).)
|$32,486 - $72,101|
|Hourly Rate||$14.60 - $24.95|
|Overtime||$20.68 - $35.68|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $5,817|
|Total Pay (||$32,486 - $72,101|
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. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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
Pay by Experience for a Packaging Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Packaging Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Packaging Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Packaging Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 19 salaries. A Packaging Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 8 salaries.
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