Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders (51-9111)

Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 78 111 42.31 4 7 14
United States 394900 400000 0.0 17600 28600 46700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.94 11.38 13.21 15.69 19.54 24.56
Alaska 16.86 10.49 12.10 14.38 18.98 29.55
Balance of State 16.80 10.49 11.26 13.78 18.65 31.97

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.