$50,820
Avg. Salary
$19.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,939

Bonus

$1,474

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Package Designer is $19.00 per hour.

The median Package Designer has a base pay of $50,820. Salaries generally range from $37k to $79k. The median bonus is $1,939. Skills that can affect salary include Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Illustration, Adobe InDesign, Macintosh, Computer Aided Design (CAD).
$13.48
10%
$19.00
50%
$39.15
90%
MEDIAN $19.00
$37k
10%
$51k
50%
$79k
90%
MEDIAN $50,820
$36,865 - $79,311
$37K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,820
10%
50%
90%

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$13.48 - $39.15
$13
$19
$39
MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$80K
Salary $36,865 - $79,311
Bonus $104 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$34,038 - $80,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $13.48 - $39.15
Overtime $30.26
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $104 - $5,817
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$34,038 - $80,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

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.

Package Designer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Package Designer

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

21%

National Average: $49,007

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Package Designer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Package Designer?

Package Designer in New York:
"Competitive, but worth it."
Pros: There are a lot of opportunities to diversify the work that you do
Cons: It's very competitive and there are a lot of companies that don't necessarily want to pay you what you deserve

Package Designer in Washington:
"Unfair Wages."
Pros: Diversity and opportunities
Cons: Commute and cost of living

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Key Stats for Package Designer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Package Designer Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

▲22%

National Average
$49,000

▼3%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Package Designer Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$49,000

▼3%


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼16%




Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 24%