Structural Packaging Designer Salary

Median pay for Structural Packaging Designers in the United States is around $58K annually. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Structural Packaging Designers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$40,661 - $82,958
$41K
$58K
$83K
MEDIAN: $57,963
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$14.06 - $30.69
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$0$84K
Salary $40,661 - $82,958
Bonus $988 - $5,166
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$39,283 - $84,927
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.06 - $30.69
Overtime $33.08
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $988 - $5,166
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$39,283 - $84,927
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Structural Packaging Designer

Pay by Experience for a Structural Packaging Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Structural Packaging Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Structural Packaging Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Structural Packaging Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 31 salaries. A Structural Packaging Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 17 salaries.

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Key Stats for Structural Packaging Designer

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

▲15%

▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$57,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Structural Packaging Designer Salaries

SolidWorks
▲16%

Artioscad
▲1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%


National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 14%
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