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Packaging and Filling Machine Operators

Operate machines to prepare products for shipment.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.02 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Below statewide average
Growth rate:  1.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

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.
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Job Title Examples:

A-Operator
Fabrication Technician
Machine Operator

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