Information About Hand Packers And Packagers

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Training

Hand packers and packagers need short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Hand packers and packagers
Training for Hand Packers And Packagers
Percent
Less than High School 41.1
High School 40.8
Some College 11.5
Associates Degree 2.7
Bachelors Degree 3.4
Masters Degree 0.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 758,000 people in the United States- 0.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 34,000 less hand packers and packagers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 126,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, hand packers and packagers make $10.81 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hand packers and packagers $7.98 $8.63 $9.55 $12.10 $15.90
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, hand packers and packagers make $22,480 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Hand packers and packagers $16,600 $17,950 $19,870 $25,310 $33,080
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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