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Packaging Engineer III in the United States

How much does a Packaging Engineer III earn in the United States? The average Packaging Engineer III salary in the United States is $97,660 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $89,927 and $105,617. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Designs product packaging to ensure product integrity and appeal under varying shipping and display conditions. Tests, analyzes, and selects materials for packaging based on durability and cost effectiveness. Evaluates the effectiveness of new package designs and ensures compliance with all requirements and regulations. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of unit/department. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience.

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    Packaging Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Packaging Engineer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Packaging Engineer IV

    7 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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