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Packaging/Filling Operator Salary

$34,903 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$482

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Packaging/Filling Operator is $34,903 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Packaging/Filling Operator is between $26,524 and $41,792. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging/Filling Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions, such as filling, marking, labeling, tying, packing, or wrapping containers.
Packaging/Filling Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 395,330

Estimated population of Packaging/Filling Operator jobs: 10,350

Rate of error: 1.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$40,462
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Packaging/Filling Operator Job Listings for United States

Entry Level Machine Operator 1st Shift
Jan 23
Randolph Township, NJ, USA
Praxis Packaging
... Filling and Packaging of Oral Solid Dosage Tablets. We are an independently operated subsidiary of the Huizenga Group. The Huizenga Group is a privately held firm that provides management services to ...
Packaging Operator 3rd Shift
Jan 10
Markesan, WI, USA
Didion Milling
The Markesan Packaging Operator is a very hands-on role that is critical in ensuring the highest of ... Ensure compliance to highest level of food safety not limited to filling in the appropriate ...
Packaging Operator
Jan 9
Monroe, WA, USA
Natural Factors Nutritional Products
... Packaging Operator packages finished products in accordance with current Good Manufacturing ... Prepare packaging line for operation by filling equipment with product and bottles * Ensure caps ...
Packaging Operator
Jan 27
Sparks, MD, USA
Techdigital Corporation
Operates equipment that packages materials or products by inserting them into containers or filling ... May perform other packaging tasks including placing labels on packages, operating small production ...
Packaging Operator
Nov 5
Scotts Valley, CA, USA
Select Staffing
Also expected to assist Machine Operator Level 2 in tablet & capsule filling and processing ... Operate and troubleshoot packaging equipment (e.g.: TC3 and Fairchild tablet counter/fillers ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packaging/Filling Operator is $34,903 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Packaging/Filling Operator is between $26,524 and $41,792. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging/Filling Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Markesan, WI, USA
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