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Packers and Packagers

Packers and Packagers - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. The worker's duties, experience, and level of responsibility also affect wages.

Packers and packagers who work full time usually earn benefits. Typical benefits include sick leave, paid vacation, and health insurance.

Packers and packagers, hand (SOC 53-7064)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $12.63 $14.28 $16.32
Yearly $26,261 $29,695 $33,947
    Champaign Area Hourly $12.26 $13.81 $15.42
Yearly $25,506 $28,723 $32,083
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $11.12 $12.50 $14.74
Yearly $23,140 $25,999 $30,669
    Cook County Hourly $12.78 $14.19 $15.66
Yearly $26,583 $29,519 $32,579
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $11.90 $13.78 $15.49
Yearly $24,750 $28,662 $32,221
    Du Page County Hourly $12.81 $14.34 $16.08
Yearly $26,636 $29,827 $33,454
    Edwardsville Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly (1) (1) (1)
    Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area Hourly $11.16 $12.70 $14.95
Yearly $23,212 $26,423 $31,099
    Lake County Hourly $13.21 $15.12 $17.98
Yearly $27,468 $31,448 $37,408
    McHenry County Hourly $12.47 $13.85 $15.24
Yearly $25,929 $28,811 $31,709
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $11.04 $12.45 $14.92
Yearly $22,973 $25,887 $31,041
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $10.09 $11.45 $13.80
Yearly $20,979 $23,820 $28,714
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $12.31 $16.85 $18.73
Yearly $25,611 $35,056 $38,963
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $10.79 $14.10 $19.41
Yearly $22,441 $29,334 $40,378
    Rockford Area Hourly $11.28 $13.00 $14.57
Yearly $23,473 $27,030 $30,299
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $10.88 $11.94 $13.95
Yearly $22,625 $24,846 $29,024
    Springfield Area Hourly $10.67 $12.04 $16.76
Yearly $22,202 $25,040 $34,853
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $10.77 $11.88 $14.47
Yearly $22,396 $24,701 $30,108
    Vermilion County Hourly $12.76 $14.05 $15.34
Yearly $26,538 $29,227 $31,917
    Will County Hourly $12.81 $14.77 $17.14
Yearly $26,638 $30,728 $35,649
United States Hourly $11.62 $13.49 $15.83
Yearly $24,180 $28,050 $32,920
(1) Wage estimate isn't available.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.