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Packers and Packagers, Hand

in Massachusetts

Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

Occupation Projection for Packers and Packagers, Hand

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
537064  Packers and Packagers, Hand 13,024 14,022 998 7.66 % 916 1,104 100 2,120 No formal educational credential 

Packers and Packagers, Hand Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Administrative and Support Services    5,150  40 % 5,530  39 % 380  7 % $26,180
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    5,150  40 % 5,530  39 % 380  7 % $26,180
Warehousing and Storage    2,570  20 % 2,930  21 % 360  14 % $28,620
Wholesale Trade    1,010  8 % 1,070  8 % 60  6 % $30,390
Food Manufacturing    830  6 % 900  6 % 70  9 % $28,190
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    760  6 % 800  6 % 40  6 % $32,880
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    650  5 % 650  5 % 0  0 % $31,650
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    460  4 % 480  3 % 20  6 % $28,450
Food Services and Drinking Places    380  3 % 430  3 % 50  12 % $28,280
Accommodation and Food Services    380  3 % 430  3 % 50  12 % $28,280
General Merchandise Stores    300  2 % 360  3 % 60  18 % $27,340
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    270  2 % 270  2 % 0  -0 % $33,630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    210  2 % 230  2 % 20  7 % $27,900
Nonstore Retailers    180  1 % 230  2 % 50  26 % $26,990
Paper Manufacturing    170  1 % 120  1 % -50  -27 % $30,350
Printing and Related Support Activities    150  1 % 140  1 % -10  -6 % $29,170
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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