How much does a Packaging Engineer III make in the United States? The average Packaging Engineer III salary in the United States is $110,408 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $102,763 and $120,470. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Packaging Engineer III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Packaging Engineer III Salary $95,802 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Packaging Engineer III Salary $102,763 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Packaging Engineer III Salary $110,408 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Packaging Engineer III Salary $120,470 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Packaging Engineer III Salary $129,631 US September 25, 2023
25% $102,763 10% $95,802 90% $129,631 75% $120,470 $110,408 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Packaging Engineer III

Packaging Engineer III 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. Being a Packaging Engineer III evaluates the effectiveness of new package designs and ensures compliance with all requirements and regulations. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Packaging Engineer III typically reports to a manager or head of unit/department. The Packaging Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Packaging Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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