Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division
SOC: 53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
Education: These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
OJT: Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Tasks: Load materials and products into package processing equipment. Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
License: License not required.
Outlook: Satisfactory
Alabama Employment Outlook
Alabama Wage Data
Hourly Wage   Annual Wage
Entry $8.90   Entry $18,521.00
Mean $12.09   Mean $25,151.00
Experience $13.69 Experience $28,461.00

The data is based on the May 2017 Occupation Employment Survey employment and wage estimate file. The wages have been aged using the most current ECI factors reflecting wages as of June 2018.

Alabama Projections
Estimated Employment 2016Projected Employment 2026Annual Average OpeningsAnnual Growth Rate
Related Occupations: Postsecondary Institutions With Programs:
Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
Cleaning, Washing, and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders
Food Preparation Workers
Helpers--Painters, Paperhangers, Plasterers, and Stucco Masons
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
Slaughterers and Meat Packers
No postsecondary schools reported programs.
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53-7064.00 Packers and Packagers, Hand