Packaging Machine Operator II Salary in the United States

How much does a Packaging Machine Operator II make in the United States? The average Packaging Machine Operator II salary in the United States is $38,860 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $33,634 and $45,237. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Packaging Machine Operator II sets up and operates a packaging machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. Fills, secures, and labels containers according to company and/or customer specifications. Being a Packaging Machine Operator II verifies goods packaged against package invoices. Reads and interprets blueprints and diagrams to select, position and secure machinery. Additionally, Packaging Machine Operator II adjusts machine settings to complete tasks accurately, according to specifications, and in a timely fashion. Documents inventory number and weight and organizes packages. May make minor repairs to packaging equipment as. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Packaging Machine Operator II works under moderate supervision. Gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Packaging Machine Operator II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Packaging Machine Operator II, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
33634
45237
38860

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
33983
46171
39471
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Packaging Machine Operator II in the United States. The base salary for Packaging Machine Operator II ranges from $33,634 to $45,237 with the average base salary of $38,860. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $33,983 to $46,171 with the average total cash compensation of $39,471.
Step of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

33634
45237

 

Step of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Career Path for this job

  1. Down a level:

    Packaging Machine Operator I

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. This Job:

    Packaging Machine Operator II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  3. Up a level:

    Packaging Machine Operator III

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

Salary for

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Packaging Machine Operator II