Package Designer Salary (United States)

A Package Designer earns an average salary of $46,678 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Package Designer Total Pay (?
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$33,768 - $71,136
(Median)
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47K
56K
71K
MEDIAN: $46,677
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Package Designer Total Pay (?
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$13.18 - $28.85
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,768 - $71,136  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,592 - $72,303  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.18 - $28.85  
   
Overtime
$1.52 - $30.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $20,134  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$32,592 - $72,303  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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Job Description for Package Designer

  • Research materials and processes for improving designs and manufacture.
  • Create specifications and requirements to create standardized packaging.
  • Create design concepts and samples that fit with manufacturing requirements.
  • Create plans, drawings, and mock-ups and transform those into engineering specifications with material requirements.

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Pay by Experience Level for Package Designer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
up arrow 8%
National Average
$46,000
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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 1%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
Macintosh
up arrow 4%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
51%
female alumni
 
Male
49%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 21%
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