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Structural Packaging Designer Salary

Average Structural Packaging Designers in the United States make around $49K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly one-half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Structural Packaging Designers. Male Structural Packaging Designers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,982 - $76,899
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,372
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$13.76 - $30.41
(Median)
$14
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,982 - $76,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
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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$35,330 - $73,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $30.41  
   
Overtime
$19.25 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,500  
   
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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$35,330 - $73,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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

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

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Job skills reported by Structural Packaging Designers are limited. Adobe Illustrator and Computer Aided Design are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Computer Aided Design and Adobe Illustrator.

Pay by Experience Level for Structural Packaging Designer

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $56K. Structural Packaging Designers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $52K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $62K.

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Experience Affects Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 6%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 14%
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