$69,540
Avg. Salary
$28.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,951

Bonus

$3,439

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Packaging Engineer with Project Management skills is $28.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Packaging Engineer with Project Management skills is $69,540 per year.

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$17.00
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$67.50
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MEDIAN $28.04
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$53k
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$95k
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MEDIAN $69,540
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MEDIAN: $69,540
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$0$104K
Salary $52,972 - $95,042
Bonus $1,013 - $12,633
Profit Sharing $250 - $19,653
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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$53,138 - $104,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 364
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $17.00 - $67.50
Overtime $27.93 - $52.69
Annual Data $0$104K
Bonus $1,013 - $12,633
Profit Sharing $250 - $19,653
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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$53,138 - $104,310
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Packaging Engineer

Packaging engineers are responsible for developing effective packaging models for their organization, using a variety of tools and software applications to create packaging that fits projects' requirements. One of their main responsibilities is to analyze materials and propose changes to increase efficiency and optimize use of company resources. Packaging engineers generate ideas that help with implementation and testing processes, and they also use a personal computer to create designs with specific packaging characteristics. Packaging engineers create innovative solutions for structural packaging based on business concepts, build strong business relationships with internal departments, and incorporate consumer and industry research into packaging offerings. These engineers must have an understanding of pricing architecture and model costs, in addition to possible obstacles in the testing phase. They complete complex reports about the packaging components and possible changes to improve maneuverability of the final product. They work well in a team environment with other packaging specialists and engineers and report their progress to the packaging director or manager in their department.

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Packaging Engineer Tasks
  • Evaluates packaging and transporting methods and procedures.
  • Identifies packaging materials to eliminate damage or contamination of shipments.
  • Analyzes and develops design options for structure, systems, and components.
  • Determines manpower and cost estimates for packaging procedures.

Popular Employer Salaries for Packaging Engineer


General Motors Corporation offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $59K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $56K to $84K.

Packaging Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Packaging Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Packaging Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Packaging Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 116 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Packaging Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Packaging Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 30 salaries. A Packaging Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Packaging Engineer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Packaging Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 9%