Packers and Packagers, Hand

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What do they do?

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

Also known as:

Bagger, Boxer, Consolidator, Courtesy Clerk, Crater and Packer, Inspector Packer, Kit Assembler, Mini Shifter, Order Packer, Pack Out Operator, Package Maker, Packager, Packer, Picker and Packer, Sacker, Selector Packer, Shipping Clerk, Utility Bagger, Utility Technician, Warehouse Worker

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Packers and Packagers, Hand is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • -0.4%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #38 in job growth rate
  • 1,640

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #19 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (0.6%)
  • Bachelor's degree (5%)
  • Associate's degree (4.7%)
  • Some college, no degree (15.7%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (40.3%)
  • Less than high school diploma (33.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Record details of deliveries or shipments.
  • Measure product or material dimensions.
  • Weigh materials to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Mark materials or objects for identification.
  • Load materials into equipment for processing.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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