1. Skip to content

Packaging and Filling Machine Operators

Operate machines to prepare products for shipment.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$20.44 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  5.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure that products are not flawed.
  • Watch operating equipment to detect malfunctions.
  • Count finished products or workpieces.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
Read more about the job

Job Title Examples:

Fabrication Technician
Machine Operator

See more job title examples

View All Career Information


O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.