Structural Packaging Designer Salary

Pay for Structural Packaging Designers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $58K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Structural Packaging Designers who answered the questionnnaire. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$40,757 - $84,716
$41K
$58K
$85K
MEDIAN: $57,831
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$13.09 - $28.78
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MEDIAN: $19.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,757 - $84,716  
   
Bonus
$983 - $7,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$37,984 - $82,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$20.39 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$983 - $7,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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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$37,984 - $82,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Job Description for Structural Packaging Designer

Structural packaging designers work to develop and improve packaging for consumer products and often focus on developing durable, cost-efficient, and easy-to-produce structures for packaging. These designers may work either for companies which produce consumer products or consulting firms which create products according to clients' needs. Packaging may involve plastic wrapping, cardboard boxes, and protective shipping materials, among other materials, and these designers will conduct regular tests on products to determine where improvements or replacements should be made. The job may also involve developing packaging that is not only efficient, but environmentally friendly.

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Structural Packaging Designer Tasks

  • Design to improve both shipping ease and visual appeal of packaging.
  • Work with customers to identify packaging needs and explain constraints.
  • Identify cost and marketing parameters to track and report on.
  • Test shipping designs and display cases, using knowledge of crush strength and equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Packaging Designer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Packaging Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Packaging Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Packaging Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Structural Packaging Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 31 salaries. A Structural Packaging Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Structural Packaging Designer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

▲14%

▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$57,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

SolidWorks
▲15%

Artioscad
▲1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$57,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 15%