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Packing - Federal Salaries of 2017

Pay Rates for "Packing"

How much does a Packing in the federal government get paid? $46,115.09* *Based on the 2017 average.

Packing was the 455th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 23 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2017, the Bureau of Land Management hired the most employees titled Packing, with an average salary of $42,333.

Government Packing jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. 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 standard covers nonsupervisory work involved in preserving and/or packing and repacking equipment, parts, tools, materials, and other items in various types of containers to protect them from damage, deterioration, or corrosion during shipment and storage. The work includes preserving and packing specialized devices, delicate equipment, munitions, weapons, and combustible and toxic materials and substances. The work requires knowledge of various protective devices and cushioning materials, a wide range of preserving and packing procedures and techniques, and of regulatory and safety requirements that apply to preserving, packing, labeling, storing, and shipping standard and nonstandard materials, devices, etc. Most work requires the incidental use of a variety of trade practices associated with related or support occupations such as forklift operating, wood working, mechanical equipment assembly, and materials handling.

Agencies that have hired a Packing

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Land Management 10 $42,332.60
Federal Aviation Administration 6 $53,095.67
Forest Service 5 $42,883.80
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $58,143.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $46,185.00

Packing Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Packing is $46,115.09. The highest paid Packing made $68,284 in 2017.

Common Packing Payscales

Payscale Number of Packing Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 12
FW - Wage Grade 5
WL - Leader Pay Schedule - Federal Wage Syst 4
WS - Supervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage 1
FS - Wage Supervisors 1


Average Packing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Packing was $41,694. Since then, the average pay has increased to $46,115 in 2017.

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 7002.

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