Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders

Prospects: Unfavorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.

Current openings

Bottle Line Worker 1

Number of positions

2012: 2,000    2014: 2,050

Annual job postings

New: 30    Replacement: 30
(Total: 60)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.