Packaging Operator

Packaging Operator Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$32,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$32,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Southington, CT
Highest Paying State
Pennsylvania
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does a packaging operator make?
The national average salary for a Packaging Operator in the U.S. is $32,497 annually or $15.62 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $46,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $22,000 per year. Professional companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Packaging Operators. Some of the states with the best Packaging Operator salaries are Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Wyoming, Kentucky, and New Hampshire. The typical employment in the position spans 2.6 years.
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Average Packaging Operator Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Packaging Operator in the United States is $32,497 per year or $15.62 per hour. Packaging Operators make the most in Southington, CT at about $39,239 per year. The Southington, CT average entry-level salary for Packaging Operators is $23,000. Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Wyoming, Kentucky, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. Florida, Oklahoma, Arizona, Idaho, and Oregon have the lowest reported salaries for Packaging Operators.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Southington, CT
$39,239
2
Minneapolis, MN
$37,193
3
Eau Claire, WI
$36,840
4
Baltimore, MD
$35,427
5
Saint Louis, MO
$34,628

Average Packaging Operator Salary By Company

There is good job security in Packaging Operator positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Hospitality companies have the most job opportunities for Packaging Operators. Packaging Operators at Graphic Packaging International and Jabil report the highest salaries. Companies like Owens Corning and Rust-Oleum also pay high salaries to their Packaging Operators.

Average Packaging Operator Pay By Industry

Wages for Packaging Operators can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Telecommunication companies, and Pharmaceutical companies pay higher-than-average wages for Packaging Operators. Retail companies pay their Packaging Operators the highest wages, averaging $34,562 per year. Telecommunication companies and Pharmaceutical companies pay well too, at $34,034 and $33,566, respectively. The average salary for Packaging Operators in the Manufacturing industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $31,268.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$34,562
2
Telecommunication
$34,034
3
Pharmaceutical
$33,566
4
Health Care
$31,695
5
Manufacturing
$31,268

Recently Added Packaging Operator Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Hormel Foods Corp
Packaging Operator
01/30/2020
$31,305
Baerlocher Production
Packaging Operator
01/30/2020
$35,479
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Packaging Operator
01/30/2020
$27,131
Adecco Staffing
Packaging Operator
01/29/2020
$34,018
Randstad
Packaging Operator
01/25/2020
$31,305
Allied Personnel Services
Packaging Operator
01/24/2020
$25,044
Kelly Services
Packaging Operator
01/20/2020
$24,001
Kelly Services
Packaging Operator
01/16/2020
$28,175
Packaging Operator
01/15/2020
$41,740
Kelly Services
Packaging Operator
01/15/2020
$33,288
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