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, Crater, Crater and Packer, Mini Shifter, Order Packer, Pack Out Operator, Packager, Packaging Specialist, Packer, Picker and Packer, Sacker, Selector Packer, Utility Bagger

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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:

  • -1.7%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #29 in job growth rate
  • 1,710

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #18 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.4%)
  • Master's degree (0.9%)
  • Bachelor's degree (4.8%)
  • Associate's degree (5.2%)
  • Some college, no degree (16.6%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (41.4%)
  • Less than high school diploma (30.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Inspect cargo to ensure it is properly loaded or secured.
  • Inspect work to ensure standards are met.
  • Measure product or material dimensions.
  • Weigh materials to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Remove debris or damaged materials.
  • Move materials, equipment, or supplies.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 25.1 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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