Packaging Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$26,000
$19,000
$26,000
$36,000
The average packaging associate makes about $26,670 per year. That's $12.82 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $19,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $36,000. Many of packaging associates seem to be drawn to professional and retail companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case packaging associates tend to work at health care, media, and pharmaceutical companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Nevada, California and Texas pay packaging associates the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Dallas, TX
$41,284
Auburn, WA
$36,639
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Map of Packaging Associate Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Packaging Associates earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Packaging Associate Salary By Location

While a packaging associate can average a salary of $26,670 per year, or $12.82 per hour, there are many opportunities for packaging associates to make more. For example, in Fremont, CA you might make $51,143 per year. Other high-paying locations include Dallas, TX, Auburn, WA and Portland, OR. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Fremont, CA where the average starting salary is $25,000. The highest paying states for packaging associates include Nevada, California and Texas. Meanwhile, Ohio, Indiana, and West Virginia offer the lowest salaries.

Average Packaging Associate Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a packaging associate, working for Tenneco or Danaher might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Promega and AtriCure report highly competitive salaries for packaging associates.

Company
Average Salary
$54,270
$54k
$51,175
$51k
$39,401
$39k
$35,665
$36k
$34,249
$34k
$32,868
$33k
$28,926
$29k

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Average Packaging Associate Pay By Industry

The salary for a packaging associate can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for packaging associates tend to be found in health care, media, and pharmaceutical companies. In fact, packaging associates can make a yearly salary of $39,372 while working for health care companies.

Industry
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
$39,372
$39k
Media
Media
$31,338
$31k
Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical
$26,994
$27k
Finance
Finance
$26,114
$26k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$25,985
$26k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$24,460
$24k
Retail
Retail
$23,835
$24k

Packaging Associate Salary History

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Packaging Associate Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a packaging associate can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Packaging Associate Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Pre-Packaging Associates
Pre-Packaging Associates
07/29/2020
07/29/2020
$17,948
$17,948
07/29/2020
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Packaging Associates-1St. and 2Nd Shift
Packaging Associates-1St. and 2Nd Shift
Packaging Associates-1St. and 2Nd Shift
07/23/2020
07/23/2020
$18,783
$18,783
07/23/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/14/2020
07/14/2020
$37,566
$37,566
07/14/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/10/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/10/2020
07/10/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/10/2020
Package Associate
Package Associate
07/09/2020
07/09/2020
$29,635
$29,635
07/09/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/08/2020
07/08/2020
$27,799
$27,799
07/08/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/07/2020
07/07/2020
$31,305
$31,305
07/07/2020
Packaging Associate
Packaging Associate
07/06/2020
07/06/2020
$28,175
$28,175
07/06/2020
Packaging Associate (Nights)
Packaging Associate (Nights)
07/03/2020
07/03/2020
$33,392
$33,392
07/03/2020