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Packaging Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$96,670 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packaging Manager is $96,670 a year and $46 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Packaging Manager is between $68,153 and $119,882. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging Manager. 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
Packaging Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Industrial Production Managers

Job family population: 171,520

Estimated population of Packaging Manager 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 2,705,994 (2018), 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...

Packaging Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

2nd Shift Packaging Associate
Jun 17
Carol Stream, IL, USA
Phoenix Staffing & Management Systems, Inc.
A well established and growing national packaging manufacturer in the west suburbs is currently ... Management Systems, Inc. in Glen Ellyn, IL. We work with companies mostly located in the western ...
Corporate Packaging Engineer
May 31
Chicago, IL, USA
Cresco Labs
Project Management • Lead operations engineering standardization initiatives within Cresco ... and approving packaging specifications; • Advanced MS Office skills; • Knowledge of ...
Packaging Engineer
May 21
Bridgeview, 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-Junior level
Apr 30
Bedford Park, IL, USA
PEAK Technical Staffing USA
Project management skills and the ability to interact with multiple manufacturing plants and corporate personnel will be necessary to succeed in this position. You will report to a Sr. Packaging ...
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 ...
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