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Sorter/Packer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$25,000
$22,000
$25,000
$28,000
The average sorter/packer makes about $25,378 per year. That's $12.2 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $22,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $28,000. Many of sorter/packers seem to be drawn to manufacturing and professional companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case sorter/packers tend to work at retail, transportation, and manufacturing 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 Oregon, Michigan and New York pay sorter/packers the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Dallas, TX
$23,220
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Map of Sorter/Packer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Sorter/Packers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Average Sorter/Packer Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Oregon, Michigan and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for sorter/packers. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Idaho, Louisiana, and Wisconsin.

City
Average Salary
Stockton, CA
Stockton, CA
$23,748
$24k
Dallas, TX
Dallas, TX
$23,220
$23k

High Paying Sorter/Packer Jobs

Average Sorter/Packer Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a sorter/packer, being employed by a company such as Pactiv or Kelly Services would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like WestRock and Randstad USA also report highly competitive salaries for sorter/packers.

Company
Average Salary
$25,810
$26k
$25,040
$25k

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Sorter/Packer Salary History

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    Average Sorter/Packer Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, sorter/packer salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that retail, transportation, and manufacturing companies tend to offer much higher salaries for sorter/packers. For example, sorter/packers make a whopping average salary of $26,401 while working for retail companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $26,116 at transportation companies and $23,906 at manufacturing companies. But sorter/packers may want to avoid working in the professional industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $23,268.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Retail
    Retail
    $26,401
    $26k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $26,116
    $26k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $23,906
    $24k
    Professional
    Professional
    $23,268
    $23k

    Recently Added Sorter/Packer Salaries

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    Sorter/Packer
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    Westminster, MD
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    $27,131
    $27,131
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    $28,175
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    $25,044
    $25,044
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    $27,131
    $27,131
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    Coldwater, MI
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    09/25/2020
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    $27,131
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    Plattsburgh, NY
    09/15/2020
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    $35,855
    $35,855
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    Harrisburg, PA
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    $31,305
    $31,305
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    Rock Hill, SC
    Rock Hill, SC
    09/01/2020
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    $19,827
    $19,827
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    Dinuba, CA
    Dinuba, CA
    09/01/2020
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    $27,131
    $27,131
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    Grove City, OH
    Grove City, OH
    08/29/2020
    08/29/2020
    $26,088
    $26,088
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