DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
Occupational Description:Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
|Geography||Employment||Emp SE*||Mean||Mean SE*||10th||25th||Median||75th||90th|
|EDR 10 - Southeast||1,720||105||$10.04/hr||$0.24/hr||$7.90/hr||$8.42/hr||$9.28/hr||$11.48/hr||$14.20/hr|
|*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.|
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|Employment||Median Wage||% Change -|
|Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic||110||$14.17/hr||N/A|
|Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic||80||$16.94/hr||N/A|
|Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products||30||$11.29/hr||N/A|
Tasks for Packers and Packagers, Hand
- Fastens and wraps products and materials, using hand tools.
- Places or pours products or materials into containers, using hand tools and equipment.
- Marks and labels containers or products, using marking instruments.
- Loads materials and products into package processing equipment.
- Measures, weighs, and counts products and materials, using equipment.
- Tends packing machines and equipment that prepare and package materials and products.
- Cleans containers, materials, or work area, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
- Removes and places completed or defective product or materials on moving equipment or specified area.
- Records product and packaging information on specified forms and records.
- Examines and inspects containers, materials, and products to ensure packaging process meets specifications.
- Obtains and sorts products, materials, and orders, using hand tools.
- Seals containers or materials, using glues, fasteners, and hand tools.
- Assembles and lines cartons, crates and containers, using hand tools.