License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

License to Work: A National Study of Burdens from Occupational Licensing

Packager



Highlights

License required in 7 states
102nd most burdensome licensing requirements
84th most heavily regulated occupation

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

Definition

Packagers pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.

Summary

Seven states require packagers to obtain licenses, and it is the least burdensome of the occupations studied. The laws require packagers to
pay a fee ranging from $20 in Kentucky to $150 in Arizona, for an average of $54.

(Last updated May 1, 2012)

State Licensing Requirements

Burden RankStateFeesEducation/Experience (Days)ExamsMinimum GradeMinimum Age
1 Arizona $150 0 0 0 0
2 New Mexico $50 0 0 0 0
2 Maine $50 0 0 0 0
4 Minnesota $40 0 0 0 0
5 Oklahoma $35 0 0 0 0
6 Maryland $30 0 0 0 0
7 Kentucky $20 0 0 0 0

(Last updated April 24, 2012)

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