Packers pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials. This report looks at what is required to run one’s own packing or packaging business only.
License required by 6 states
102nd most burdensome licensing requirements
88th most widely and onerously licensed occupation
Six states require packers to obtain licenses. Each requires only payment of a fee, ranging from $20 in Kentucky to $50 in Maine—$33 on average. These requirements make packer the least burdensome of the 102 occupations studied. However, because a few states license packers, the occupation ranks as the 88th most widely and onerously licensed.