A Package Designer earns an average salary of $47,140 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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$33,637 - $72,806
(Median)
34K
47K
56K
73K
MEDIAN: $47,140
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Package Designer Total Pay (?
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$12.60 - $28.38
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18
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28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,637 - $72,806  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$31,906 - $73,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $28.38  
   
Overtime
$1.55 - $30.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $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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$31,906 - $73,015  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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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 7%
National Average
$47,000
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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 24%
National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

Illustration
up arrow 1%
National Average
$47,000
Graphic Design
up arrow 3%
Macintosh
up arrow 5%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 33 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 23%
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