Vegetable Canner Career

*A job as a Vegetable Canner falls under the broader career category of Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders : Operate or tend machines to prepare industrial or consumer products for storage or shipment. Includes cannery workers who pack food products.


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Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tender Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$28,940

Median Hourly Wage

$13.91*

Total Employed Nationally

381,760


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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