Package Designer Salary

A Package Designer earns an average salary of $47,225 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$34,653 - $72,698
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $47,224
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$13.33 - $28.38
(Median)
$13
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,653 - $72,698  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$515 - $20,067  
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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$31,809 - $70,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $30.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$515 - $20,067  
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).
)
$31,809 - $70,651  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Package Designer

Package designers are responsible for creating effective packaging on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of facilitating the design creation, concept, ideas, execution, and implementation. These professionals have strong communication skills to transfer concepts into well-executed designs. They take different project requirements and process them into efficient design products that will be used for different package purposes.

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Package Designer Tasks

  • 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 Difference by Location

National Average: $47,301

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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries



National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 5%

National Average
$47,000

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

Macintosh
up arrow 2%


Adobe InDesign
up arrow 8%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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