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Packaging Worker - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Packaging Worker"

How much does a Packaging Worker in the federal government get paid? $99,008.11* *Based on the 2021 average.

Packaging Worker was the 509th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 9 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Department of State hired the most employees titled Packaging, with an average salary of $104,011.

Government Packaging jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Packaging job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that involve planning, designing, and developing packaging methods and techniques, and directing the use of packages and packaging materials to protect supplies, materials, and equipment between the time of purchase and use. This occupation requires knowledge of packaging and preservation methods, material, regulations, specifications, and guidelines. It also requires knowledge of methods and techniques to prevent environmental and mechanical damage during handling, shipping, and storage.

Agencies that have hired a Packaging Worker

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Department of State 6 $104,010.50
Federal Aviation Administration 2 $62,072.00
U.S. Mint 1 $142,866.00

Packaging Worker Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Packaging Worker is $99,008.11. The highest paid Packaging Worker made $142,866 in 2021.

Common Packaging Worker Payscales

Payscale Number of Packaging Employees
GS - General Schedule 7
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 2

Starting Paygrade: $28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 2000 SUPPLY GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Packaging jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Library TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Industrial Property ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Financial ManagementAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Recreation SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Pharmacy TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Packaging Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for a Packaging Worker was $67,357. Since then, the average pay has increased to $99,008 in 2021.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 2032.

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