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Manager Packaging Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$96,528 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Packaging is $96,528 a year and $46 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Packaging is between $68,052 and $119,705. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Manager Packaging. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and oversees packaging activities of department engaged in meeting specific marketing, production, shipping, and cost requirements.
  • Reviews production orders to ascertain type and quantity of product, containers to be used, and other packaging requirements.
  • Determines appropriate materials and containers to be used for packaging.
  • Decides specific equipment or machinery to use for operation of specific packaging.
  • Oversees inspection of products prior to packaging and return of rejected products to production departments.
  • Observes packaging operations and inspects containers to verify conformance to specifications
Manager Packaging Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Production Managers

Job family population: 171,520

Estimated population of Manager Packaging jobs: 4,497

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Manager Packaging Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Category Manager- Packaging
May 11
Buffalo Grove, IL, USA
DSJ Global
Industry leading packaging company is looking for a Procurement Category Manager - Packaging to lead strategic sourcing activities for secondary packaging and other assigned categories across North ...
Packaging Engineer-Automation
May 10
Oak Lawn, IL, USA
PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Project management skills and the ability to interact with multiple manufacturing plants and ... Use of TOPS/CAPE for packaging design * Understanding of all packaging materials used in ...
Packaging Engineer
May 8
Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Staffing Network/QPA
Will manage projects related to new item commercialization, supplier changes, and product line changes and extensions. Core Functions - Packaging Engineer: * Work collaboratively to develop packaging ...
Packaging Engineer
Apr 30
Lake Forest, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Oversee and manage complete packaging development process, including the creation of packaging designs, prototype development, and performance testing. * Troubleshoot new and existing packaging ...
Technical Product & Packaging Scientist (Medical Devices)
Feb 25
Deerfield, IL, USA
Accountable for managing the technical activities across a product portfolio over the full product ... Leads packaging consolidation projects and manages package validation activities including ...
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