Average Entry-Level Package Designer Salary

$40,742
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Package Designer is $40,742.
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$41k
90%
$56k
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$36k - $56k
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$29k - $52k

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Job Description for Package Designer

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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Popular Skills for Package Designer

Skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Graphic Design and Adobe InDesign.

Pay by Experience Level for Package Designer

An early career Package Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,854 based on 70 salaries. A mid-career Package Designer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,980 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Package Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,684 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $61,402.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 139 survey responses.
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
18.7%
Experienced
21.6%
Late Career
9.4%