How much does a Packaging Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Packaging Manager in the United States is $49 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $42 and $56. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Packaging Manager manages and oversees the packaging staff on designated shift to achieve operational objectives. Observes, analyzes, and researches packaging line operation to develop and implement scientific and efficient process. Being a Packaging Manager implements quality control check to ensure the packaging meets environment, health, and safety regulations. Provides staff with directions on materials and equipment for each package. Additionally, Packaging Manager may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Packaging Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Packaging Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Packaging Manager: Precision Machining, Machine Operation, Numerical Control, Injection Molding ...More

Salary estimation for Packaging Manager at companies like : CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORP, FINISH LINE INC -CL A, VASO CORP