Package Handler Job Description

Package handlers assemble, seal, and load parcels to ensure safe delivery to its destination. They are sometimes found within a shipping and logistics department. Or other times found within a private delivery or parcel service.

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We are looking to add an organized package handler to our team. The successful candidate will correctly pack, seal, and load all items. You will also use scanners to ensure all packages are appropriately processed and accurately tracked. Candidates with prior experience are encouraged to apply.


A package handler salary ranges from $27,000 per year to $49,000 per year based on experience. The median salary for this position is $38,000 annually.


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