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Packaging Engineer Salary

$85,185 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$2,751

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packaging Engineer is $85,185 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Packaging Engineer is between $60,142 and $105,553. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Develops sketches, specifications, samples, written analyses, and designs of proposed packaging.
  • Devises prototype packaging using appropriate materials, such as folding carton, plastic, film or foil, shrink wrap, and appropriate corrugated or other form of shipping container.
  • Plans and directs activities concerned with design and development of packaging containers for attractive and safe shipping of finished products under varying conditions, such as shock, vibration, compression, temperature, environment, and methods of transportation, as well as protection from pilferage.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Packaging Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Engineers

Job family population: 265,520

Estimated population of Packaging Engineer jobs: 16,210

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,753
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Packaging Engineer Job Listings for United States

Packaging Engineer
Jul 19
Oxnard, CA, USA
Haas Automation, Inc.
Packaging Engineer The Packaging Engineer must be able to provide innovative packaging solutions in a timely manner to the packaging of large machinery/components to national/international customers.
Packaging Engineer
Jul 18
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
EPM Scientific
They are actively looking for a strong packaging engineer who can is actively looking for something new. 2 Year Contract with possibility of extension. The key notes about the role are as follows: 1) ...
Senior Packaging Engineer
Jul 16
Fremont, CA, USA
Global Medical Device Manufacturing Company
Senior Packaging Engineer Leading Medical Device manufacturing Company- Benefits offered Job Description: This individual will support activities ranging from New Product Introduction (NPI), design ...
Packaging Engineer
Jul 13
FRANKFORT, United States
Merisant Company
Position The Packaging Engineer acts as liaison between Merisant business groups and the manufacturing or contract co-packer group to provide technical expertise, feasibility analysis, cost estimates ...
Undergraduate Logistics & Packaging Engineering Intern
Jul 18
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Intel
Veterans Wanted Undergraduate Logistics & Packaging Engineering Intern Job Description If you are looking for a unique and interesting summer internship look no further. Intel's Transport Materials ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Packaging Engineer is $85,185 a year and $41 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Packaging Engineer is between $60,142 and $105,553. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Packaging Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Packaging Engineer Job Listings for United States

Packaging Engineer
Jul 19
Oxnard, CA, USA
Haas Automation, Inc.
Packaging Engineer The Packaging Engineer must be able to provide innovative packaging solutions in a timely manner to the packaging of large machinery/components to national/international customers.
Packaging Engineer
Jul 18
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
EPM Scientific
They are actively looking for a strong packaging engineer who can is actively looking for something new. 2 Year Contract with possibility of extension. The key notes about the role are as follows: 1) ...
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