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The average pay for a Packaging Engineer in Bowling Green, Kentucky is $26.14 per hour.

The average pay for a Packaging Engineer in Bowling Green, Kentucky is $55,752 per year.

MEDIAN $26.14
MEDIAN $55,752
$54,248 - $70,000
MEDIAN: $55,752

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Salary $55,752
Bonus $2,543
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$55,879 - $79,755
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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.


About Bowling Green, Kentucky

Warren County, Kentucky
29,508 (48.6%)
31,152 (51.4%)
Bowling Green is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. As of 2015, its population of 63,616 made it the third most-populous city in the state after Louisville and Lexington; its metropolitan area had an estimated population of 165,732; and the combined statistical area it shares with Glasgow has an estimated population of 218,870. Founded by pioneers in 1798, Bowling Green was the provisional capital of Confederate Kentucky during the American Civil War. The city was the inspiration for the 1967 Everly Brothers song "Bowling Green". It is the home of numerous manufacturers, including General Motors and Fruit of the Loom. The Bowling Green Assembly Plant has been the source of all Chevrolet Corvettes built since 1981. Bowling Green is also home to the state's second-largest public university, Western Kentucky University. In 2014, Forbes magazine listed Bowling Green as one of the Top 25 Best...
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Key Stats for Packaging Engineer

5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Packaging Engineer Salaries


Engineering Design

National Average



Project Management

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%