Package Designer Salary

The average salary for a Package Designer is $47,372 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

$37,057 - $79,568
$37K
$48K
$80K
MEDIAN: $47,823
10%
50%
90%

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$12.99 - $39.45
$13
$18
$39
MEDIAN: $18.15
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$37,057 - $79,568  
   
Bonus
$990 - $9,370  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$31,986 - $81,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.99 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$30.53  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$990 - $9,370  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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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$31,986 - $81,725  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

  • 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.
  • Research materials and processes for improving designs and manufacture.
  • Create specifications and requirements to create standardized packaging.

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Pay by Experience Level for Package Designer

Pay by Experience for a Package Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Package Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Package Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Package Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 19 salaries. A Package Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 8 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,207

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Key Stats for Package Designer

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

▲27%

▲1%

National Average
$47,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

▲5%

▲1%

National Average
$47,000


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼13%




Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 30%
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