Paperboard Boxes Estimator

Estimate cost of manufacturing paperboard boxes.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Paperboard Boxes Estimators do?

Estimates cost of manufacturing paperboard boxes, according to specifications, blueprints, and diagrams, using tables, charts, and arithmetic calculations: Confers with plant production personnel to select machines for possible use in manufacturing boxes. Reads tables to estimate cost of each production operation. Determines positions of pattern on blank to minimize waste and facilitate operations on machines. Calculates total material to be used and total material cost, using calculator and considering quantity, quality, and style of box, packaging, and delivery rates. Submits total estimate to sales department. May estimate cost of manufacturing boxes made from other types of materials.

Should I be a Paperboard Boxes Estimator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Estimator, Paperboard Boxes

    How to Become a
    Paperboard Boxes Estimator

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