Packaging And Filling Machine Operators And Tenders

Training Requirements for Packaging And Filling Machine Operators And Tenders

Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders
Percent
Less than High School 34.7
High School 42.1
Some College 14.9
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 3.7
Masters Degree 0.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment Outlook for Packaging And Filling Machine Operators And Tenders

This represents about 378,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 3,000 more packaging and filling machine operators and tenders but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 138,000 more.

Typical Income for Packaging And Filling Machine Operators And Tenders

Hourly Income

On average,packaging and filling machine operators and tenders make $14.86 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders $9.48 $10.84 $13.60 $17.77 $22.90
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Other production occupations $9.82 $11.60 $15.15 $20.21 $26.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, packaging and filling machine operators and tenders make $30,910 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders $19,720 $22,540 $28,290 $36,970 $47,620
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Other production occupations $20,420 $24,120 $31,520 $42,030 $55,220
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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