Average Salary for Packaging Corporation of America Employees

Compensation for Packaging Corporation of America employees is around $64K annually on average. Packaging Corporation of America paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though how long you've been working and your city are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Project Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $83K per year; Package Design Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $53K, while Customer Service Representatives and Accounting Associates rank near the top as well ($33K and $31K, respectively).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $63K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $55K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $80K annually.

Locations

Residents of Ashland, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $74K per year; other top-paying cities include Boise, Idaho (about $65K) and Salt Lake City, Utah ($54K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Tennessee, where the average Packaging Corporation of America employee makes $83K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $79K per year. At Packaging Corporation of America, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $73K.

Skills

In this position, it pays to have AutoCAD in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $92K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Packaging Corporation of America is Microsoft Excel, with close to one-fourth considering it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Project Management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only 29 percent enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Almost all survey participants save for retirement through Packaging Corporation of America's 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Packaging Corporation of America are a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Packaging Corporation of America

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %
Salary
$26,356 - $63,691
Salary
$53,405 - $99,990
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
28%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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