How Much Do Hand Packers and Packagers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Hand Packers and Packagers

Hand Packers and Packagers pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$29270 per year
Hourly wage
$14 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$20,630 to $24,180 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$10 to $12 per hour

Entry-level Hand Packers and Packagers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $20,630 to $24,180 per year or $10 to $12 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Hand Packers and Packagers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $19 $39,580
Senior (Top 25%) $16 $32,920
Middle (Mid 50%) $13 $28,050
Junior (Bottom 25%) $12 $24,180
No experience (Bottom 10%) $10 $20,630

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
AK $17 $35,390
WA $16 $33,470
MD $16 $32,940
MI $16 $32,600
NJ $16 $32,430
IA $15 $32,040
VT $15 $31,990
NY $15 $31,580
CA $15 $31,530
MA $15 $31,050

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Hand Packer and Packager is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like AK doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at AK might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Hand Packers and Packagers are in the states of AK, WA, MD, MI and NJ.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $51500 $24.76
Household Appliance Manufacturing $38400 $18.46
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing $38050 $18.30
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing $37710 $18.13
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing $37610 $18.08
Scientific Research and Development Services $37460 $18.01
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing $36630 $17.61
Support Activities for Air Transportation $36430 $17.51
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $36100 $17.35
Management of Companies and Enterprises $35790 $17.21
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $35510 $17.07
Building Material and Supplies Dealers $35380 $17.01
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying $35250 $16.95
Nonferrous Metal Production and Processing $34590 $16.63
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance $34570 $16.62
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills $34520 $16.59
Ship and Boat Building $34290 $16.49
Foundries $34140 $16.41
Residential Building Construction $34010 $16.35
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $33930 $16.31
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $33730 $16.22
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $33510 $16.11
Office Administrative Services $33500 $16.10
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $33490 $16.10
Warehousing and Storage $33370 $16.05
Beverage Manufacturing $33160 $15.94
Machinery Manufacturing $33080 $15.91
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $32790 $15.77
Rubber Product Manufacturing $32790 $15.76
Other Personal Services $32300 $15.53

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