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

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Packers and Packagers, Hand in United States

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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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Knowledge

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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