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Package Designer Salary

The average salary for a Package Designer is $47,462 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$34,963 - $74,680
(Median)
$35K
$47K
$75K
MEDIAN: $47,461
10%
50%
90%

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$13.12 - $33.94
(Median)
$13
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,963 - $74,680  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
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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$34,155 - $74,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.12 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$16.75 - $26.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,051  
   
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).
)
$34,155 - $74,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries



National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Macintosh
up arrow 3%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 20%