An average Packaging Engineer with Project Management skills can expect to take home roughly $67K per year. Cash earnings for Packaging Engineers with Project Management skills — including $12K in bonuses and $7K in profit sharing proceeds near the top of the pay scale — generally stretch from $51K to $98K depending on individual performance. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by experience level and the particular employer. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Packaging Engineers with Project Management skills who responded to the questionnaire — 83 percent to be exact. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,123 - $89,391
$51K
$67K
$89K
MEDIAN: $67,263
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$18.99 - $37.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,123 - $89,391  
   
Bonus
$1,562 - $11,566  
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $7,047  
Total Pay (?
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$50,883 - $97,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$26.50  
   
Overtime
$44.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Bonus
$1,562 - $11,566  
   
Profit Sharing
$248.32 - $7,047  
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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$50,883 - $97,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Employees at General Motors Corporation take home the smallest paychecks, and $59K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $56K and quickly nearing the top at only $84K.

Pay by Experience Level for Packaging Engineer

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


Packaging Engineers with Project Management skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $67K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $78K. On average, Packaging Engineers with Project Management skills make $89K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $93K on average.

Key Stats for Packaging Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Packaging Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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