The average salary for a Package Designer is $46,297 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$36,950 - $67,037
(Median)
$37K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,296
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$12.89 - $40.00
(Median)
$13
$18
$40
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$36,950 - $67,037  
   
Bonus
$990 - $9,370  
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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$32,353 - $68,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.89 - $40.00  
   
Overtime
$30.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$990 - $9,370  
   
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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$32,353 - $68,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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 by Experience Level for Package Designer

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

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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%



National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 7%

Macintosh
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National Average
$46,000





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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