Packers and Packagers, Hand

Prospects: Unfavorable

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

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

Current openings

Bagger 5
Meat Packager 14
Meat Wrapper 1

Number of positions

2012: 11,790    2014: 12,180

Annual job postings

New: 200    Replacement: 340
(Total: 540)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:

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

Education level achieved by workers


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