Automated Packaging Systems Technician Career Outlook

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WITC Automated Packaging Systems Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

Employed in Related Field


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WITC Automated Packaging Systems Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$45,396 - $84,857

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Automated Packaging Systems Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019




Typical positions available after graduation include:

A food packaging system in a a manufacturing plant

Packaging Systems Assembler


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Packaging Systems Operator

Additional opportunities include:

  • Maintenance Technician

  • Field Service Technician

  • Line Mechanic/Adjuster

Related Program

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your two-year Automated Packaging Systems Technician technical diploma at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • High School Technology Education Instructor
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Hear From Graduates

"The packaging industry is a lot like the computer industry. It's always changing; it's always on the cutting edge. You have to be motivated and dive into it or you'll be left in the dust."

Ben Cernohous, Automated Packaging Systems Technician graduate


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