$29,721
Avg. Salary
$11.70
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$495

Bonus

$600

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Packer is $11.70 per hour.

The average pay for a Packer is $29,721 per year.

10%
$9.03
10%
$11.70
50%
$15.70
90%
90%
MEDIAN $11.70
10%
$18k
10%
$30k
50%
$70k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $29,721
$18,203 - $70,468
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$30K
$70K
MEDIAN: $29,721
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$9.03 - $15.70
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$0$70K
Salary $18,203 - $70,468
Bonus $29.59 - $2,462
Profit Sharing $11.50 - $6,650
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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$19,017 - $36,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.03 - $15.70
Hourly Tips $0.50
Overtime $12.48 - $23.36
Annual Data $0$36K
Bonus $29.59 - $2,462
Profit Sharing $11.50 - $6,650
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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$19,017 - $36,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,275

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.

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Packer Tasks
  • Package, ship and inspect outgoing packages of goods.
  • Record data on shipment of packages both inbound and outbound.

Packer Pay By Employer

$0$38K

Amazon.com Inc
34 profiles
$26,664

Frito-Lay, Inc.
14 profiles
$34,080

$24,757

$23,333

Walmart.com
5 profiles
$28,496

$22,880

Common Career Paths for Packer


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Packers who move on to become Production Supervisors may enjoy significant pay raises, as Production Supervisors get paid an average of $51K per year.

Packer Job Listings

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.

Packer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Packer?

Packer in Wilson:
"Frustrating."
Pros: It's easy work.
Cons: Discrimination.

Packer in Charlotte:
Pros: Nothing good. In fact it is a horrible job.
Cons: Doesnt pay enough. Not enough to even get out of bed.

Packer in Raeford:
"Everything I need to know about job and who I need to commun."
Make sure to have all components needed for job, make sure all information is correct so I can meet cuctomer requirements and put out good quality.

Packer in Michigan City:
"Its goof."
Pros: Getting the job done and working fast.
Cons:

Packer in Albany:
"Enjoy woeking with my hands."
Pros: Working as a team.
Cons: Not knowing your work hours.

Packer in Johannesburg:
Pros: There is nothing go. Od abt this job.
Cons: We work shifts we dnt get a chance to rest nd on the other side they dnt pay much. We wirk standing u pack nd lift up those boxes to their conveir.

Packer in Goleta:
"Busy."
Pros: I like that there is always something to do. As I say, "you got time to lean, you got time to clean".
Cons: I do not like that hours got cut and that pay does not seem to meet my work duties.

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Key Stats for Packer

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 226 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Packer Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Late-Career
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$25,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Packer Salaries

Team Leadership
▲40%

forklift
▼0%

National Average
$25,000

Packaging
▼2%

Packing
▼3%

Shipping
▼3%

Packer
▼7%

Picking
▼13%

Customer Service
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 226 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 37%