Skip navigation

Packers & Packagers, Hand

Also called: Bagger, Inspector Packer, Packer, Selector Packer

Where in the military? In the military: see titles from the Army, Marine Corps, or Navy.

What they do:
Pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
On the job, you would:
  • Load materials and products into package processing equipment.
  • Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
  • Record product, packaging, and order information on specified forms and records.


Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • customer service


Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions


Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Independence
  • Concern for Others


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • SAP software
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
per year, on average
Check out my state Local Salary Info Find Jobs

Explore More

See more details at O*NET OnLine about packers and packagers, hand.