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Plum Packer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,701 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$367

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plum Packer is $28,701 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plum Packer is between $24,959 and $33,636. 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

Description:
  • Packs agricultural produce, such as bulbs, fruits, nuts, eggs, and vegetables, for storage or shipment, performing any combination of following duties: lines box, barrel, basket, carton, or crate with treated paper, cardboard, excelsior, or prepared padding, or inserts paper trays or separators in container.
  • Places rows of produce in layers in containers, and inserts excelsior, shredded cellophane, or paper trays after each layer and over top layer of produce, or scoops produce into container.
  • Wraps produce in treated paper, foil, or plastic film wrap before placing produce in container.
  • Packs exposed top layer of produce, arranging produce in successive rows in container.
  • Positions basket liner upside down over ring of produce on pallet and fills basket liner with specified amount of produce.
  • Places basket upside down over filled liner on pallet.
  • Pushes basket and pallet over conveyor rollers onto table of turning frame, clamps basket and pallet in place, and moves lever to turn basket upright.
  • Fits lid on container and nails, wires, or tapes in place.
  • Stamps grade, brand, and date of packing on container.
  • Washes and trims produce, such as lettuce and carrots, preparatory to packing, working in warehouse or on harvesting machine in field.
  • Sorts produce according to size, color, and grade before packing.
  • May weigh packed produce and add or remove produce from container to obtain specified weight.
  • May be designated apple packer; basket turner; face-and-fill packer; lettuce trimmer; ring packer (agricultur.
Plum Packer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Packers and Packagers, Hand

Job family population: 700,560

Estimated population of Plum Packer jobs: 13,948

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$33,272
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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